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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Beacon has joined forces with intu Merry Hill to help shoppers understand the importance of eye health and the support available during National Eye Health Week (NEHW) (24 – 30 September). All week, shoppers will have the chance to learn about living with sight loss...read more
Despicable thieves have broken into the Beacon charity shop in Bloxwich Walsall in the early hours of 18 September stealing money from the safe and donations. The intruders also caused hundreds of pounds worth of damage and left a cruel message on the wall in their...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Beacon Centre has hit the bulls eye with a cash donation of £2000 from a darts league in Wolverhampton. Wolverhampton Wednesday Night Ladies Darts League, which meets every Wednesday at different pubs, has been supporting Beacon ever since the league’s formation in...read more
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...read more
The first ever Black Country Blindfold Walk took place on Saturday 7July through the Northway Road in Sedgley to help the public understand and experience living with sight loss. The event was organised by Beacon which also raised vital funds via donations and...read more
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...read more
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;...read more
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...read more