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.
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Beacon thanked its supporters and volunteers today by treating them to pancakes at its HQ on Wolverhampton Road East. Donators, volunteers, Mayor and Mayoress of Dudley and other supporters were given the tasty dessert with various toppings at Beacons restaurant to...read more
Wolverhampton North East MP Pat McFadden visited Beacons HQ on Wolverhampton Road East recently to see the most current developments and meet Beacons new CEO Lisa Cowley. Pat was given a guided tour of Beacon and shown the health and wellbeing centre, the art crafts...read more
Beacon and Wolverhampton Tuesday Darts League celebrated its latest donation which has raised their total contribution to just over £20,000 over the last 60 years. Wolverhampton Tuesday Darts League, which plays its games around a number of pubs in the Wolverhampton...read more
A retired doctor from Albrighton will be running the London Marathon on 28 April to help raise £5,000 for Beacon. Nick Price was a consultant eye surgeon at the Eye Infirmary at Wolverhampton New Cross Hospital and a former trustee of Beacon. He is now enjoying his...read more
Staff at local law firm help sight loss charity Beacon by donating £1,100 towards new technology. A legal practice which operates in Brierley Hill has donated £1,100 to Beacon. The large donation was made by Higgs & Sons Solicitors and will help fund new equipment in...read more
Beacon has appointed a new CEO, Lisa Cowley, who takes the helm of the Sedgley based charity following departing CEO, Arwyn Jones’ decision to semi-retire from the end of December. Lisa brings a wealth of sector experience and knowledge, having previously held senior...read more
The annual Santa Run to raise funds for local sight loss charity, Beacon, proved a huge hit with over 140 Santas braving the wet weather to complete the 5K challenge around West Park in Wolverhampton. The runners, including children, were also joined by Councillor...read more
Volunteers who dedicate their time to local sight loss charity, Beacon Centre for the Blind, have been presented with the prestigious Queen’s Award in recognition for their hard work and dedication. The team of volunteers who support the Black Country based charity...read more
Beacon is inviting runners to suit up as Santa on Sunday 2 December at West Park, Wolverhampton, for the annual Santa run to help raise money for those living with sight loss. Participants will be given a free Santa outfit, which they can keep after the challenge, and...read more
Beacon is holding its annual Christmas craft fair on 15 November between 4-7pm at the charity’s HQ on Wolverhampton Road East, WV4 6AZ to help raise funds. The charity is encouraging local shoppers to visit the annual fair and take advantage of the Christmas bargains...read more