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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.

If you are working in the media and need case studies or spokespeople on the issue of sight loss we can help.

Please contact Kam Cheema on 01902 886785 or email kcheema@beaconvision.org

Wolverhampton MP visits Beacon

Wolverhampton MP visits Beacon

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...

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Albrighton Doctor to run London Marathon for Beacon

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...

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Solicitors make generous donation to Beacon

Solicitors make generous donation to Beacon

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...

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New CEO For Beacon

New CEO For Beacon

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...

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Black Country Charity presented with Queen’s Award

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...

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Beacon Santa Run Returns

Beacon Santa Run Returns

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...

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Beacon Holds Annual Christmas Fair

Beacon Holds Annual Christmas Fair

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...

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