Volunteer Awards 2022

We’re so fortunate to have almost 250 volunteers dedicated to supporting all those impacted by sight loss here at Beacon. They carry out a variety of roles, from telephone befriending and volunteer driving to helping out in our retail stores or assisting at our...

Jubilee afternoon tea

We are thrilled to be able to cordially invite you to the Beacon Centre for a celebratory Afternoon Tea in honour of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee!  Come and enjoy a delicious afternoon tea with a selection of sandwiches, cakes and tea and coffee at the Beacon Centre...

Fundraising Football Final to be held

THE final takes place next week of a fundraising football competition that’s been raising money for the Beacon Centre for the Blind for 96 years. The JW Hunt Cup was launched in 1926 and since then has been entertaining non-league crowds year after year, all while...

Tributes paid to former JW Hunt Cup Chairman

Jim is pictured centre presenting a cheque to Beacon. An amateur football stalwart who helped raise thousands of pounds for the Beacon Centre for the Blind through the JW Hunt Cup has died at the age of 83. Tributes have been paid to Jim Cartwright, who was Chairman...

£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...