Reading Time: < 1 minute On this the 100th Anniversary of the Great War, The Armed Forces lodge 9875 in Newport, Monmouthshire have donated £500 to a military charity. Blind Veterans UK was founded in 1915 and the charity’s initial purpose was to help and support soldiers blinded in the First World War. But the organisation has gone on to … Read more
Reading Time: 2 minutes Monday, October 23rd, 2017 Burnley Talking Newspaper is celebrating 40 years serving the blind and partially sighted in Burnley and Padiham. The Charity, which is run entirely by volunteers, needed to replace some aging and temperamental duplicating equipment which the volunteers use in the distribution process, copying memory sticks containing recordings of articles from local … Read more
Reading Time: 2 minutes Thousands of people with visual impairments in Northern England will benefit from a £60,000 grant to Henshaws. Henshaws works across the North of England to support people living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities. Their goal is to help people build skills, develop confidence and look forward to a positive future.