£5000 donation to help get people cooking

The Beacon Centre has received a £5,000 donation to help people with sight loss to regain their confidence in the kitchen. The charity, which supports people with a range of eye conditions and other health issues, received the generous funding from local manufacturing...

Councillor visit to Beacon’s Fab Lab

A leading councillor has visited the Beacon Centre’s Fab Lab to find out about its work supporting people to learn new skills while selling digitally crafted products to members of the public.  Councillor Simon Phipps, Dudley Council’s cabinet member for...
Santa Run is back for 2021!

Santa Run is back for 2021!

Wolverhampton’s Santa Run is back to raise funds for the Beacon Centre for the Blind! The signature festive fundraiser for the sight loss charity will be held at Wolverhampton’s West Park on December 5 and it’s hoped that 2021 will be bigger and better than ever after...

Beacon bridges the digital divide

The Beacon Centre for the Blind has been supporting disabled people to boost their digital skills to help them cope with the Coronavirus pandemic. Expert staff from the charity have been teaching people with sight loss and other long-term conditions the skills they...

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...