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Roy's Skydive

(22 September 2021 12:00 am)

On Sunday 3rd October, Roy and his daughter Debbie are undertaking the challenge of a lifetime. They will be jumping out of a plane in aid of their chosen sight loss charities. Roy, who is 87 years young, will be doing the skydive to raise funds for us. He was registered blind several years ago and regularly attends our Nuneaton Vision Support Centre. He has made some great friends there and Warwickshire Vision's support, resources and advice has been invaluable in supporting him and his family with adjusting to his visual impairment. Debbie will.....
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Warwickshire Vision Support finds new home in Warwick Town Centre

(10 September 2021 9:33 am)

After 12 years of working away inside their hidden head office at Charles Court, Warwick, Warwickshire Vision Support (Warwickshire’s 110-year-old charity for supporting people with sight loss) are delighted to announce that they will be moving to a much larger, new home, located right in Warwick’s vibrant town centre next to the market square. Warwickshire Vision Support will be moving their headquarters to 14 Market Place, Warwick, CV34 4SL in the early weeks of October. This change of premises will make it a lot easier for people who are.....
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Walking for Health - Leamington Group

(27 August 2021 11:12 am)

If you're local to the Leamington area and looking to socialise or get active, why not take full advantage of the Walking for Health Leamington Group? Taking place every Thursday morning for an 11:20am registration and an 11:30am start at The Aviary Cafe in Jephson Gardens, this walking group for the visually impaired can help you: • Build confidence through learning to negotiate new environments safely • Gain a sense of achievement through increasing physical activity levels and skills • Forge meaningful connections, both with other walkers.....
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Warwick Walking Group

(25 August 2021 12:00 am)

Getting to go outside and meet people is something of a blessing after all of this time in lockdown. We’re taking full advantage of being able to meet in groups (and of the nice weather!) and have created a new walking group made specifically for people living with sight loss. Taking place every Tuesday morning from 10:30 - 11:30 at the cafe St Nicholas’ Park, Warwick, we meet in a group and venture across the park. We usually walk for up to an hour and will then sit as a group and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee. If you’re living in or around.....
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David Adams and guide dog Jimbo to reach height of Mt Everest

(21 July 2021 12:00 am)

David Adams and guide dog Jimbo to reach height of Mt Everest Their fundraising trek began on March 1st, has now reached 25,477 feet, and will achieve the 29,032-foot height of Mt Everest on David's 78th birthday, Sunday, August 8th.    Join David at the summit -- in-person  Come to Priors Marston, if you can, to celebrate the final ascent at a Sunday lunch picnic at the top of Marston Hill, featuring charity stands, food and drink stalls and music.  Meet David outside Marston Grange at 12:00 to make the last climb with him or meet at the.....
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New Vacancy: Grants Officer

(6 July 2021 1:26 pm)

Job Title: Grants Officer Location: Home based and Warwick offices Line Manager: Admin & Finance Manager Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 pro rata Hours of Work: 21 - 35 hours per week (occasional evening and weekend working) Holidays: 23 days annual leave (increasing to 25 days after 4 years’ service) plus additional 2 days at Christmas, plus 8 bank holidays pro rata About us Warwickshire Vision Support is the primary local charity for people living with sight loss in Warwickshire. We offer a holistic seamless service from the point of.....
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David's Everest Challenge - Update!

(9 June 2021 12:00 am)

16,000ft climbed, 13,000ft to go… David and Jimbo sitting on a bench David Adams, who is totally blind due to a genetic condition, is raising funds for three charities by climbing the height of Mt. Everest, 29,032 ft with his 4-year-old guide dog Jimbo. After three months of trekking, David and his guide dog Jimbo have reached the halfway point in a bid to climb the height of Everest. They are raising funds for three important charities. Their total climb so far is 16,000 ft, more than the height of Mt. Blanc. Over the next few days, they.....
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Volunteer Excellence Awards Announced!

(4 June 2021 12:00 am)

As you may be aware, this week is National Volunteers Week. Across the nation, charities are celebrating the work that all volunteers do and the amazing contribution that they make to improving the lives of others.  For the past two years, Warwickshire Vision Support has given out a small number of Volunteer Excellence Awards and this year is no exception. We have over 250 volunteers, and every single one is so worthy in so many ways. It has been really hard to decide who should benefit this year. Our five winners have all done an amazing job.....
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Get Your COVID-19 Home Test Kit Instructions In Accessible Formats

(15 April 2021 12:00 am)

If you’re blind or partially sighted and need to get a coronavirus (COVID-19) test, the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) can help by providing you with the home test kit instructions in braille, audio (CD), or large print. To order the instructions in an alternative format and to learn more please visit: https://www.rnib.org.uk/coronavirus-updates/test-kit-instructions The audio version of the instructions (in English) is also available to listen to on the RNIB Info Line, a recorded information service. Simply call 0203 432 1488.....
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Sight Village Spring 2021 Catalogue

(13 April 2021 12:00 am)

We are delighted to share with you the latest Sight Village Spring e-catalogue featuring information, updates, special offers and discounts from Sight Village sponsors and exhibitors.   Please note that many of the discounts featured are on offer for a limited period, so be sure to check the promotional end dates and place your orders within good time. Download the catalogue as either a PDF or as a Microsoft Word version belowDownload the PDF VersionDownload the Microsoft Word Version.....
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