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1 06, 2021

Care Assistants – Relief/Bank

2021-06-02T09:52:46+00:00 June 1st, 2021|Job Vacancies|

Do you want to make a difference in a charity where our mission is to improve quality of life for local people with sight loss?   We are looking for Relief / Bank Care Assistants to join our team. Rate of pay £8.94 per hour, enhanced rates at weekends. Various shifts throughout the working day [...]

5 05, 2021

Vacancies for Trustees

2021-05-05T11:47:43+00:00 May 5th, 2021|Job Vacancies|

N-Vision is an independent charity which serves the areas of Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre and provides services and support to anyone with reduced vision living in the area regardless of age or means.The charity was first formed in 1910 and continues to provide services over 100 years later. Our services and activities include: Care Services: [...]

9 09, 2020

Support Jim’s walk for N-Vision

2020-09-09T11:49:49+00:00 September 9th, 2020|Events, Latest News|

Jim 81 from Lytham is one of our long-standing clients and a valued member of our community. He has set himself the challenge of ‘Walking’ the 70 mile boundary of Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre which includes the 3 areas N-Vision serves. Jim is well known to the charity and likes to get involved in more [...]

4 03, 2020

Lancashire based sight loss support charity N-Vision is having a ball – and has its ‘sights’ set high. Very high…

2020-03-04T11:55:03+00:00 March 4th, 2020|Latest News|

When you’re 110 years old you’ve earned the right to stay out late – have a proper grown up party. And who needs a telegram from the Queen when you’ve just had the Countess of Wessex round reading a special message? (Sorry, Ma’am.) That’s why Lancashire sight loss support charity N-Vision which covers Blackpool Fylde [...]

19 02, 2020

Brewing up a success

2020-02-19T13:53:14+00:00 February 19th, 2020|Latest News|

Coffee and cake? You had us at cake, N-Vision! Our sight loss support charity’s Low Vision Centre/Community Services team members have brewed up another successful venture  – the toast is our brand new café club at Garstang’s Booths Café. Links to latest online Entirely coverage here: Entirely Charity North West: https://www.entirelycharity.com/news/northwest/lancashire/wake-up-and-smell-the-coffee-blackpool-based-n-vision-already-has4964 And Entirely North West [...]

19 02, 2020

Radio Wave: Live from OUR drive

2020-02-19T13:59:09+00:00 February 19th, 2020|Latest News|

We went radio ga ga when 96.5 Radio Wave broadcast Live from OUR Drive for five EPIC hours from 2pm to 7pm – through rain, hail and high winds… and that was between storms. Ian ‘Shep’ Shepherd, an inspirational VI model in his own right, introduced the resort’s favourite radio roadshow from the conservatory of [...]

5 02, 2020

Fancy a cuppa at our new café club – in Garstang?

2020-02-05T13:06:52+00:00 February 5th, 2020|Latest News|

There couldn’t be a better year to resolve to ‘see’ what local sight loss support charity N-Vision has to offer - the clue’s in the name, Twenty Twenty! While some of us enjoy 20-20 vision many simply need prescription glasses or contact lenses to correct short or long sightedness or other issues. We can get [...]

29 01, 2020

Wyre Council’s new community lottery

2020-01-29T15:39:06+00:00 January 29th, 2020|Latest News|

N-Vision was the first to sign up for Wyre Council’s new community lottery – along with 1st Carleton Scout Group – at the official launch attended by more than 80 representatives from community groups and good causes in the borough. Good causes across Wyre are urged to join us – with 60p from every £1 [...]

29 01, 2020

Crossing Breck Road is a milestone for blind woman

2020-02-05T09:53:45+00:00 January 29th, 2020|Latest News|

Severely sight impaired June McLaughlin has finally achieved her ambition to walk into Poulton town centre alone and unaided, by anything other than her long cane, from her bungalow near the River Wyre Hotel.  Going it alone - spot the June! In the midst of busy traffic our volunteer braves busy  June, 68, says she [...]