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Here is the latest news from the Beacon Centre

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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 Vikki Millichamp on 01902 886785 or email vmillichamp@beaconvision.org  

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Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

We are delighted to announce that Beacon has been awarded the highly prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The formal announcement came from Buckingham Palace on Saturday 2nd June. Becky Sinar, our Volunteer Co-ordinator, and Michael Tolfree, one of our...

Charity football cup raises over £10k for Beacon

Charity football cup raises over £10k for Beacon

A football tournament in aid of the Beacon Centre, supporting those living with sight loss, has raised over £10,000 for the charity. The J.W. Hunt Cup takes place over four rounds with games played throughout the season. 32 teams battled it out in the knock out cup...

Beacon appeals for end to bus stop vandalism

Beacon appeals for end to bus stop vandalism

Local sight loss charity, Beacon Centre, is appealing for an end to a recent spate of vandalism to the bus stops outside of its centre in Sedgley. The glass panels in the two bus stops on Wolverhampton Road East have been smashed four times in the past four weeks and...

Charity celebrates £150,000 milestone

Charity celebrates £150,000 milestone

Beacon is celebrating a fundraising milestone. Its community lottery, the Goalden Gate Superdraw, has been running since 2004 and has now raised £150,000 for the charity. Vikki Millichamp, Communications and Fundraising Manager at Beacon explained: “The Goalden Gate...

New employment scheme launched for visually impaired

New employment scheme launched for visually impaired

A new employment scheme has been launched to support people with multiple and complex barriers living in Cannock, Lichfield, Tamworth and East Staffordshire. The Building Better Opportunities Evolve programme supports local people and Beacon specifically helps people...

Christmas Festivities at Beacon

Christmas Festivities at Beacon

This year at Beacon we have a wonderful calendar of events to celebrate the festive season. Whether you are looking for Christmas gifts, festive family fun or time to reflect and celebrate those you love but may be far away from, join us at Beacon for Christmas...

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