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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

Budding journalists wanted for talking newspaper

The Black Country Talking Newspaper, which provides audio news to those living with sight loss and other disabilities, is appealing to budding and amateur journalists to join its rank of volunteers. The free service, which is run by sight loss charity Beacon, is a...

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Experience and Understand Sight Loss at Beacon

Experience and Understand Sight Loss at Beacon

Ever wondered what life would be like with sight loss or how to support someone at home or work living with a visual impairment? Black Country charity Beacon is giving people a chance to sign up for several free training sessions to better understand and support...

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Beacon launches FREE health checks for over 40s

Beacon launches FREE health checks for over 40s

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...

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Beacon celebrates ‘remarkable’ volunteers

Beacon celebrates ‘remarkable’ volunteers

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...

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Beacon aims for Bullseye with darts marathon

Beacon aims for Bullseye with darts marathon

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...

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Charity cup final to be played at Molineux

Charity cup final to be played at Molineux

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...

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