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 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...read more
Volunteers who dedicate their time to local sight loss charity, Beacon Centre for the Blind, have been presented with the prestigious Queen’s Award in recognition for their hard work and dedication. The team of volunteers who support the Black Country based charity...read more
Beacon is inviting runners to suit up as Santa on Sunday 2 December at West Park, Wolverhampton, for the annual Santa run to help raise money for those living with sight loss. Participants will be given a free Santa outfit, which they can keep after the challenge, and...read more
Beacon is holding its annual Christmas craft fair on 15 November between 4-7pm at the charity’s HQ on Wolverhampton Road East, WV4 6AZ to help raise funds. The charity is encouraging local shoppers to visit the annual fair and take advantage of the Christmas bargains...read more
Leading sight loss charity Beacon is aiming to work closely with visually impaired people across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent to better support them and improve services. This follows several months of discussion with the Royal National Institute of Blind People...read more
Beacon has set up a spooktacular half-term Halloween bash on 31 October for kids eleven and under at their charity HQ on Wolverhampton Road East, WV4 6AZ, to raise money and help support people living with a visual impairment. Parents are being asked to bring their...read more
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