Local community group, Sutton Vision, is today celebrating after being awarded almost £350,000 of funding from The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK, to support its work with people living with visual impairment. The charity, based in Robin Hood Lane Sutton, will use the funding to extend its … Continued

Sutton Vision celebrates after receiving £350k from the National Lottery to further empower and enable people living with blindness and vision impairments in the London Borough of Sutton.

British Blind Sport releases its 2020 Impact Report The British Blind Sport (BBS) 2020 Impact Report examines how the ongoing pandemic has affected service users’ levels of physical activity and engagement with the charity. The report also includes an overview of BBS’s projects, partnership initiatives and how the charity intends to support blind and partially … Continued

British Blind Sport takes collective approach to Covid-19

A Second World War RAF flying veteran is giving a series of talks about his wartime experiences to members and volunteers of leading sight loss charity the Macular Society. Harry Garthwaite, who celebrated his 100th birthday last year, clocked up almost 2,500 flying hours, flew 23 different aircraft types including the Hurricane, the Spitfire and … Continued

Leading sight loss charity welcomes WW2 pilot as guest speaker

A sight loss charity is reaching out to its community by hosting a packed schedule of weekly virtual activities to combat loneliness and isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Beacon Centre for the Blind is running more than 15 free sessions every week during the latest lockdown with staff hosting activities via Zoom or telephone … Continued

Virtual events to help combat lockdown loneliness

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