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 […]

Sight Loss Charity And Leading Care Home Group Announce New Partnership

Housing garden grounds in the sunshine

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 […]

New edition of Magpie News published

Vision Norfolk's Magpie News

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.

Visually-impaired youngsters take to the wheel

The 12 youngsters from Vision Norfolk who enjoyed the Young Driver experience

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.