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Supporting people living with sight loss in Warwickshire since 1911

Warwickshire Vision - Spring 2021

Stay connected with the latest news and updates through the Warwickshire Vision magazine. 

Warwickshire Vision includes the most recent advice and guidance from our rehabilitation team, information on the latest equipment, IT support and money-saving tips. 

In this commemorative 110th birthday edition, we take a glance back through history, and reflect on the past 110 years of supporting the blind and partially-sighted community across Warwickshire. 

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Jimbo and David walking together

Jimbo and David's Everest Challenge

No guide dog has ever climbed Everest, but Jimbo is going to give it a go!

He will lead his totally blind master David Adams from sea level to the 29,032 ft (8848.86 m) height of Everest to raise funds for European Guide Dogs, Motor Neurone Disease Association and Warwickshire Vision Support.

Jimbo and David will climb Marston Hill 197 times over the next few months.

On Monday 1st March, St. David’s Day, Jimbo and David made their first climb and will continue every day (twice on Saturdays and Sundays) until August 8th, David’s 78th birthday – a distance equivalent to nearly seven full marathons!

Priors Marston sits on the Warwickshire, Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire borders and is a watershed with streams running into the Thames, The Wash and the Severn estuary. Marston Hill has a steep gradient of 14% and David and Jimbo are tackling the North West slope.
 

WVS Volunteers receive Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

Warwickshire Vision Support is proud to announce that its volunteers have received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in recognition of the high quality service delivered to our service users. This is the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK and is the charity equivalent of an MBE. 

Warwickshire Vision Support’s Volunteers are one of only two successful nominations in the county this year.

On behalf of the service users and staff of Warwickshire Vision Support, we would like to congratulate each and every volunteer on this great honour.

Warwickshire Vision Support

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