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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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Beacon holds bring your child to work day

Beacon holds bring your child to work day

While most children are spending their summer holidays in playgrounds, funfairs or museums,  Beacon invited employees’ kids to spend the day at work with them. Children experienced life at work and learned about their parents’ job and responsibilities. But it wasn’t...

Beacon handed £10,000 boost from football tournament

Beacon handed £10,000 boost from football tournament

A charity football tournament in aid of Beacon handed over a £10,000 cheque at the charity’s Sedgley centre on Monday 30 July. The mammoth total was raised from the J.W. Hunt Cup competition which took place last season. The tournament was played over four rounds...

New Fab Lab to help upskill visually impaired

New Fab Lab to help upskill visually impaired

Beacon has opened its brand-new Beacon Fab Lab with a launch event today (13 July). The new facility will aim to help those living with sight loss to learn state of the art digital and design skills which may even help some find employment as well as generating income...

Beacon celebrates Armed Forces Day

Beacon celebrates Armed Forces Day

Beacon and Bromford Housing showed their support for Armed Forces Day with a fun 1940s themed day at Beacon Court on Friday 29 June. Staff, residents, family and friends dressed in 1940s outfits to help roll back the years and create a WW2 atmosphere. Annamarie...

Sign up for the first Black Country  Blindfold Mile Walk

Sign up for the first Black Country Blindfold Mile Walk

Beacon is launching its first ever Blindfold Mile Walk to give people a chance to experience navigating the streets blindfolded with a guide. The event is taking place on July 7. Family and friends are being urged to sign up today to join this exciting new challenge;...

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...

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