Beacon Chair of Trustees stands down

Message from Pauline Heffernan Hello everyone, I am writing to let you know that, having been privileged to serve as a Beacon Trustee since 2010 and Chair since 2015, I have decided to stand down with effect from 30th June, 2020. Whilst it has been a difficult...
Survey aims to understand visually impaired voters

Survey aims to understand visually impaired voters

Beacon has launched a survey to better understand the sight loss community when voting following the recent general election.  The survey, brainchild of Beacon CEO, Lisa Cowley, came about after many people were still reporting varying experiences from voting.  Lisa...
Beacon Appeals for Unwanted Christmas Gifts

Beacon Appeals for Unwanted Christmas Gifts

As many of us make room for our new gifts from Christmas Beacon is appealing to the public to not let unwanted gifts go to waste, but instead donate them to one of six shops. Beacon is asking the public to help stock its shops for the start of the New Year which are...
Football stadium marathon to raise funds for Beacon

Football stadium marathon to raise funds for Beacon

Two referees will attempt to run a marathon from Molineux Stadium to the Hawthorns on November 30th whilst passing non-league grounds in an aim to raise £500 for Beacon. The Whistle Foundation, a local charitable group, is marking the upcoming two-year anniversary of...
Charity Santa returns to Beacon

Charity Santa returns to Beacon

Beacon is inviting runners to suit up as Santa on Sunday 1 December at West Park, Wolverhampton, for the 2019 Beacon Santa Run, sponsored by Paycare, to help raise money for the blind. Runners will be given a free Santa outfit, which they can keep after the challenge...