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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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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...

£10,000 footballing funding boost for Beacon Centre

£10,000 footballing funding boost for Beacon Centre

A local charity amateur football competition, JW Hunt Cup, has presented a cheque for £10,000 to the Beacon Centre. Beacon has been the sole beneficiary charity of the JW Hunt Cup since the competition first began 91 years ago. This latest donation of £10,000 means...

Calling out for votes to bag a share of bag fund

Beacon Centre is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative and we need your help! Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – raised from carrier bag sales in...

Evolve Employment Project

Evolve Employment Project

A project that helps those living with sight loss in Staffordshire to find work and improve their lives has been awarded £144,000. The Beacon Centre, the area’s leading sight loss charity, has been awarded the funding from the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social...

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