New Living with Sight Loss Course

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Join us on our latest Living with Sight Loss course, run in conjunction with RNIB. We have had great feedback from previous participants, so if you've fancied doing it but haven't got around to booking yourself on, do it now. New year, new you!

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Love technology? Want to pass that passion on?

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We are looking for people who love technology, whether computers, smartphones or tablets, and would be happy to pass that knowledge on to visually impaired people. Sessions would be informal and at a pace suited to the user. Please get in touch if you think this could be you!

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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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Volunteers Drivers Needed Once a Month!

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Got time to volunteer for half a day, once a month? We are looking for volunteer drivers in the Ashington, Blyth and Cramlington areas to help get our visually impaired groups members to their various clubs. Call 01670 514316 or email volunteer@ncba.org.uk if you can help.

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Checkmate!

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Are you visually impaired and love chess? We would love to start up a chess group and we have a Chess Master ready to play. Get in touch if you would like to be involved!

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