An innovative partnership between two Norfolk charities has enabled the reintroduction of a vital support service for people receiving a sight loss diagnosis, after the Covid pandemic meant it could no longer be delivered in hospital eye clinics.
Norfolk charity ‘better placed to face the challenges of the future than ever’, annual meeting is told
The 214th annual meeting of one of Norfolk’s oldest charities has heard how a year of modernisation and restructuring has made it ‘fit for the future’ – as well as hearing how the organisation rose to the challenge of Covid-19.
The newsletter provides an update from our various departments over the last few months and details of whats in-store for Vision Norfolk.
We want to reinforce that we are still here and providing our services, albeit in a different way to usual.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to hold our 2020 AGM in the usual way. The Board of Management (Trustees) has carefully considered the most appropriate arrangements for this year’s AGM in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the evolving public health advice and legal restrictions imposed by the second lockdown.
Visually-impaired people gather in cathedral to mark bicentenary of sight loss charity’s founder’s death
Blind and visually-impaired people from all over Norfolk gathered in Norwich Cathedral for a brief service to mark the 200th anniversary of the founder of the county’s sight loss charity.
For the past 15 years, Vision Norfolk has played host to regular audio book clubs across Norfolk. These book clubs have provided an opportunity for visually impaired book lovers to get together to discuss the book of the month.
What started as a hobby to keep Harry occupied during lockdown, soon turned into his latest fundraiser for Vision Norfolk.
With the regulation of charitable enterprise becoming increasingly complex, all charities must ensure they are transparent and well-run.
On Friday 24th July, face coverings became mandatory in shops, shopping centres and supermarkets, along with public transport.
A resident of a Norwich care home was able to meet his sisters face-to-face for the first time in three months.