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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The Mayor of Wolverhampton Clare Darke hosted a Civic Reception in honour of J.W Hunt Cup and its organisers who have been fundraising for Beacon for the past 93 years – helping raise a total £360,000 over its long history. J.W Hunt Cup committee members were...read more
Beacon, celebrated the first anniversary of its Fab Lab, a state of the art digital and design facility which offers training for people living with sight loss, with the presentation of brand new equipment thanks to funding from 5/344 T&G Workers Union Benevolent...read more
Beacon has launched free health checks for the over 40s in Dudley. The scheme, known as Healthy Living Opticians, is based at the charity’s opticians on Wolverhampton Road East in partnership with the NHS. Trained staff will perform a health MOT which will cover...read more
Bosses at Beacon showcased the efforts of its 300 plus volunteers with an awards ceremony and tea party today to celebrate Volunteers’ Week (June 1-7). The charity was keen to highlight the tireless efforts of its invaluable volunteers who support the charity across...read more
Want to hit bullseye for a good cause?! Beacon is looking for players for its mammoth 24-hour darts marathon at Brewers Fayre Stourbridge on Friday June 7 from 8pm till 8pm the next day. The charity is asking for players to step up to the oche and help raise vital...read more
Just when you thought Molineux had reached its peak of excitement this season, the home of Wolves FC is to host one more match! This time though it’s the JW Hunt Cup Final which will take place at 7.30PM on 13 May and is a special charity football game to help raise...read more
intu Merry Hill is working with Beacon to improve visual impaired (VI) customers shopping experiences. The new scheme is being launched on 30 April at intu Merry Hill, Dudley and is designed to support those living with sight loss, with a trained member of staff or...read more
Beacon recently reopened the VI (visually impaired) Hub in Hanley – previously known as RNIB Resource Centre – and is now opening its doors to the sight loss community around Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent for a Drop-in session. The free Drop-in session, which is...read more
Beacon’s visually impaired tenpin bowling teams achieved the unthinkable on Saturday and won every trophy at the national blind tenpin bowling finals in Wigan in a flawless performance. The amazing victory saw Beacon’s bowlers take on the best of the best from around...read more
Beacon is calling upon golf fans and amateur players to sign up for the Whistle Foundation Golf Day on Friday 26 April at Staffordshire Golf Club to help support those living with a visual impairment. The Whistle Foundation was recently established by a network of...read more