NCBA will be offering a confidence building course for those living with Sight Loss.  It will take place on every Tuesday from 10th September to 8th October 2019 at Reiver House, Staithes Lane , Morpeth, NE61 1TD from 1pm to 4pm.  For more information contact NCBA on 01670 514316 or ...

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Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust invite patients with glaucoma and their families to a meeting on Wednesday 13th November at the RVI Education Centre. (Enter the hospital via the old entrance at Peacock Hall and follow signs to Patient Glaucoma Meeting.)  The meeting lasts from 3.30pm to 5pm. If you wish to ...

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Many of our Clubs and Groups are looking for new members.  If you would like to join one please contact the group leader on the number below, or call NCBA on 01670 514316. Ashington Blind Social Club - Bothal Community Centre, NE63 8NS - Mondays weekly (not August) - 1.30 to 3.30 ...

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In the last edition of the NoISe we spoke about the challenges NCBA is facing with regards to securing enough funding to enable us to continue to provide service to blind and partially sighted people living in Northumberland.   As a charity we receive no financial support from the County Council or ...

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Very sadly it is time for NCBA to say ‘Good-bye’ to Sandra Donkin our Organizational Development Manager.  Sandra has been with us for just over two years.  Over that time she has led her fantastic team in supporting us Trustees and most importantly all our volunteers to provide the best service ...

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Love technology? Want to pass that passion on?

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We are looking for people who love technology, whether computers, smartphones or tablets, and would be happy to pass that knowledge on to visually impaired people. Sessions would be informal and at a pace suited to the user. Please get in touch if you think this could be you!

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Calling All Gardeners!

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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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Checkmate!

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Are you visually impaired and love chess?  We would love to start up a chess group and we have a Chess Master ready to play. Get in touch if you would like to be involved!

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