Blind Cook To Join Top Chefs On Stage At Cookery Theatre

Ed Bates of Vision Norfolk

A blind Norfolk man is set to join some of the region’s top chefs when he takes to the stage at the East Anglian Game & Country Fair cookery theatre next week. Ed Bates, who has been blind since birth, will be making his cookery demonstration debut as he sets out to cook a two-course […]

New Edition of Magpie News published

A new edition of Magpie News has been published, featuring a round-up of everything that is happening all around Vision Norfolk. You can download a copy here.

Technology Demonstration At Norwich Hub

Oxsight Onyx smart galsses

Sight and Sound Technology will be demonstrating their equipment for those suffering from sight loss, at the Norwich Hub, on Friday 8th April, 10am – 2pm. In particular, they will be introducing their new piece of equipment called the Oxsight Onyx.  These are smart glasses can help the wearer to identify faces, read text and watch […]

New Chair For Norfolk’s Sight Loss Charity

Karen Norton and Andrew Morter

Norfolk’s sight loss charity Vision Norfolk has a new Chair of Trustees, Karen Norton, who takes over from Richard Hanson and Simon Stokes, who have stepped down as Co-Chairs. Mrs Norton, who was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa in 1996 and is now severely visually-impaired with little or no peripheral vision, has been a trustee of […]

Visually-Impaired Gaywood Readers Celebrate World Book Day

Members of the Gaywood audio book club meeting on World Book Day

A group of visually-impaired book lovers from Gaywood gathered on World Book Day to discuss ‘The Button Box’ by Lynn Knight – an acclaimed story of women in the 20th century told through the clothes they wore – one of seven monthly audio book clubs run by sight loss charity Vision Norfolk around the county. […]

Vision Norfolk Appoints New Chief Executive

Andrew Morter, chief executive of Vision Norfolk

Norfolk’s sight loss charity Vision Norfolk has announced Andrew Morter as its new chief executive. He has 20 years experience in the voluntary sector, most recently at Norwich-based community charity Future projects, where he was head of operations.  Prior to this he was head of volunteering at Voluntary Norfolk, and he has also worked for […]