Christmas Fayre with Local Traders!

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We have our second Fayre of the season coming up on 27th December, where we will have a selection of stalls involving our local traders. There will be everything from crafts and fairy gardens and lights, to antiques and collectables - there is something for everyone! Doors open at 10.30am ...

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RNIB Connect at Christmas

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Join the RNIB Connect for their Christmas dates in Newcastle and Middlesbrough. Newcastle - Puccini’s Italian Pudding Chare, NE1 1UF Monday 10th December from 12.30pm Middlesbrough - Bistro Pierre Albert Road, TS1 2PA Tuesday 11th December from 12.15pm A non-returnable deposit of £10 per person will be required to secure your place. The remainder of the cost of ...

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Glaucoma Meeting

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The International Glaucoma Association are holding a conference on 30th November. If anyone is interested in attending, the details are below: Friday 30 November 2018 at 2pm                 The Great Hall, Sutherland Building Northumbria University Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 8ST  Speakers: • Prof Philip Bloom - Glaucoma treatment: less is more • David Lunt - Dry eye disease • Zoe Richmond – ...

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Christmas Fayre part 1!

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We are pushing the boat out with TWO Christmas Fayres this year, the first one being next Tuesday in the Scout Hut next door to our offices. Come along and grab a bargain!

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Information Day

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Don't forget we have our Information Day coming up this Thursday (6th). Come along to see and try out equipment from Optelec, Enhanced Vision and many others. The event begins at 10.30am and finishes at 2.30pm.

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Calling All Gardeners!

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Our gardening group, Bloomers, is looking for a new leader, as their current leader is retiring and the group are keen to carry on. They are looking for someone who will be able to carry on their monthly meetings at Hepscott Park Garden Centre, and who would be happy to ...

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Be a Voice for the Visually Impaired!

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Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of blind and partially sighted people in Northumberland? As a campaigner, you can get involved in a range of activities such as lobbying your local MP, sharing information about campaigns and building pressure for change in Northumberland. We’ll ask for ...

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Priority Services Register

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Have you heard of the Priority Services Register for gas and electricity companies? If you have sight loss it may be worthwhile finding out more about it. More can be found at the following link: https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/consumers/household-gas-and-electricity-guide/extra-help-energy-services/priority-services-register-people-need

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Do you have visual impairment and have had experiences of online consultations with your doctor's surgery? NHS England is keen to hear the views of those who have accessed the service and would like to have their say. Find more information at the link below. https://www.engage.england.nhs.uk/survey/online-consultations-public-engagement/

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Important News on Your Data

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As there are new Data Protection laws coming in at the end of May, we are currently in the process of sending out forms which, once returned, will let us know whether or not you want to allow us to keep the data we currently hold for you. Please keep ...

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