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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

Beacon Bowlathon Challenge Raises Striking £2,500

Beacon Bowlathon Challenge Raises Striking £2,500

The Beacon tenpin bowling players, played for a staggering 12 hours at Tenpin Dudley in Castlegate Park to help raise vital funds for the bowling team. The challenge involved 30 visually impaired players from Beacons award winning bowling team who played non-stop with...

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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...

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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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Santa Run provides Beacon with early Christmas joy

Santa Run provides Beacon with early Christmas joy

The annual Santa Run to raise funds for local sight loss charity, Beacon, proved a huge hit with over 140 Santas braving the wet weather to complete the 5K challenge around West Park in Wolverhampton. The runners, including children, were also joined by Councillor...

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