Intrepid Half Dozen To Tackle Britain’s Third Highest Mountain To Support Visually-Impaired Youngsters
Six Norfolk people are set to tackle the UK’s third highest mountain in a bid to raise money to support visually-impaired youngsters in the county. The intrepid half-dozen, a mixture of service users and staff from Vision Norfolk, will be climbing the 3,500 ft Mount Snowdon in May, to raise funds for the charity’s Children, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
Twenty-four visually-impaired children and their families enjoyed a special ‘Festive Express’ on the Bure Valley Railway, travelling to see Santa at Aylsham Station – thanks to the generosity of a Cromer plumbing business and some of its suppliers. James and Sally Watts, who run Ignite It Right Plumbing and Heating in the town raised an […]
Sight Loss Charity Launches Christmas Appeal To Help Provide Support To Visually-Impaired Young People And Their Families
Norfolk’s sight loss charity has launched a Christmas appeal with the aim of helping visually-impaired children and young people, and their families, enjoy a range of activities designed to tackle the isolation which is a common issue for young people living with sight loss. The appeal will raise funds to support a huge range of […]
The future of a Norwich care home has been secured following the announcement of a new partnership between one of the region’s leading care home providers and Norfolk’s sight loss charity. In a move announced today (Monday 11th October), Black Swan Care Group will take over Thomas Tawell House, a 37-bed care home currently run […]
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.
Twelve visually-impaired youngsters had the chance to take to the wheel and drive at real-world road speeds as part of Norfolk’s sight loss charity’s programme of activities for young people and their families.