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Here is the latest news from the Beacon Centre

With the numbers of people living with sight loss set to soar in the coming years the Beacon Centre is working to raise the profile of sight loss across communities.

Here you can find out the latest news from right across the charity.

If you are working in the media and need case studies or spokespeople on the issue of sight loss we can help.

Please contact Kam Cheema on 01902 886785 or email kcheema@beaconvision.org

Beacon launches FREE health checks for over 40s

Beacon launches FREE health checks for over 40s

Beacon has launched free health checks for the over 40s in Dudley. The scheme, known as Healthy Living Opticians, is based at the charity’s opticians on Wolverhampton Road East in partnership with the NHS.  Trained staff will perform a health MOT which will cover...

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Beacon celebrates ‘remarkable’ volunteers

Beacon celebrates ‘remarkable’ volunteers

Bosses at Beacon showcased the efforts of its 300 plus volunteers with an awards ceremony and tea party today to celebrate Volunteers’ Week (June 1-7).  The charity was keen to highlight the tireless efforts of its invaluable volunteers who support the charity across...

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Beacon aims for Bullseye with darts marathon

Beacon aims for Bullseye with darts marathon

Want to hit bullseye for a good cause?! Beacon is looking for players for its mammoth 24-hour darts marathon at Brewers Fayre Stourbridge on Friday June 7 from 8pm till 8pm the next day. The charity is asking for players to step up to the oche and help raise vital...

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Charity cup final to be played at Molineux

Charity cup final to be played at Molineux

Just when you thought Molineux had reached its peak of excitement this season, the home of Wolves FC is to host one more match! This time though it’s the JW Hunt Cup Final which will take place at 7.30PM on 13 May and is a special charity football game to help raise...

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New look Hanley sight loss hub opens doors to public

New look Hanley sight loss hub opens doors to public

Beacon recently reopened the VI (visually impaired) Hub in Hanley – previously known as RNIB Resource Centre – and is now opening its doors to the sight loss community around Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent for a Drop-in session. The free Drop-in session, which is...

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Spaces remain for charity golf day

Beacon is calling upon golf fans and amateur players to sign up for the Whistle Foundation Golf Day on Friday 26 April at Staffordshire Golf Club to help support those living with a visual impairment. The Whistle Foundation was recently established by a network of...

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