Information Day

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Don't forget we have our Information Day coming up this Thursday (6th). Come along to see and try out equipment from Optelec, Enhanced Vision and many others. The event begins at 10.30am and finishes at 2.30pm.

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Calling All Gardenesrs!

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Our gardening group, Bloomers, is looking for a new leader, as their current leader is retiring and the group are keen to carry on. They are looking for someone who will be able to carry on their monthly meetings at Hepscott Park Garden Centre, and who would be happy to ...

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Be a Voice for the Visually Impaired!

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Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of blind and partially sighted people in Northumberland? As a campaigner, you can get involved in a range of activities such as lobbying your local MP, sharing information about campaigns and building pressure for change in Northumberland. We’ll ask for ...

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Priority Services Register

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Have you heard of the Priority Services Register for gas and electricity companies? If you have sight loss it may be worthwhile finding out more about it. More can be found at the following link: https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/consumers/household-gas-and-electricity-guide/extra-help-energy-services/priority-services-register-people-need

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Do you have visual impairment and have had experiences of online consultations with your doctor's surgery? NHS England is keen to hear the views of those who have accessed the service and would like to have their say. Find more information at the link below. https://www.engage.england.nhs.uk/survey/online-consultations-public-engagement/

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Important News on Your Data

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As there are new Data Protection laws coming in at the end of May, we are currently in the process of sending out forms which, once returned, will let us know whether or not you want to allow us to keep the data we currently hold for you. Please keep ...

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Having a Clearout?

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Having a clearout? Got things you don't need and are happy to pass them on? We are currently looking for Craft items, gifts and Tombola items to sell on our stalls at the Spring Fayre on 30th May. All proceeds go towards providing services for visually impaired people across Northumberland. ...

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Looking for Dancing Queens (and Kings!)

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You don't have to be Fred and Ginger to take part in our Tea Dance, being held at the same time as our Spring Fayre, you just need to love to dance!. Tickets cost £3, and you will receive a complimentary afternoon tea and a for a couple of hours ...

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Spring Fayre Coming Up!

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We are changing the venue for this year's Spring Fayre. It will be held in Morpeth Town Hall and will be from 11am to 3pm on Wednesday 30th May. A Tea Dance is also being held at the same time, so don't forget to bring your dancing shoes along!

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More Sighted Guiding training

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We have more of our popular Sighted Guiding sessiosn coming up in May, June and July, in association with Guide Dogs. Please ring if you wish to take part, morning and afternoon sessions are available.

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