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Sighted Guided Training 2018

Northumberland County Blind Association is holding some more family and friends Sighted Guided Training sessions. The sessions will enable you to safely and confidently guide someone with sight loss. Sessions will take place on:

Tuesday 23 January: 10.00am – 12.00pm or 1.00pm – 3.00pm

Wednesday 28 February: 10.00am – 12.00pm or 1.00pm – 3.00pm

Tuesday 27 March: 10.00am – 12.00pm or 1.00pm – 3.00pm

To book a place please call: 01670 514316 or email: karen.stuart@ncba.org.uk.

Events

National Eye Health Event

National Eye Health Week takes place between 23 and 29 September to promote the importance of good eye health and make people aware of the network of support services available locally.

Northumberland County Blind Association is holding an information event in Morpeth where you can get free information and advice from the following sight loss organisations:

 

  • Northumberland County Blind Association
  • BID Services
  • RNIB
  • Eye Clinic Professionals 

 

The Northumberland County Blind team will be available for one to one demonstrations of a range of vision aids, some of which are available free or for a small donation.

 

 

 

 

Glaucoma Support Session Hexham

As part of national Eye Health Week, the International Glaucoma Association is holding information events in Alnwick and Hexham this September. If you or someone you know is living with glaucoma, come along to get some support and information. Refreshments will be provided.

If you would like more details or to book a place please contact Hannah Morrow on: 07854 821911 or email h.morrow@iga.org.uk.

Glaucoma Support Session Alnwick

As part of national Eye Health Week, the International Glaucoma Association is holding information events in Alnwick and Hexham this September. If you or someone you know is living with glaucoma, come along to get some support and information. Refreshments will be provided.

If you would like more details or to book a place please contact Hannah Morrow on: 07854 821911 or email h.morrow@iga.org.uk.

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Northumberland County Blind Association Information Day

Come along to this Information and Equipment Event from Northumberland County Blind Association and try the latest equipment from some of the leading suppliers of low vision aids and solutions for blind and partially sighted people.

  • Associated Optical
  • Enhanced Vision
  • HumanWare
  • Optelec
  • Orcam
  • Pamtrad

Free information and advice will be available from the following sight loss organisations:

Northumberland County Blind Association, British Wireless for the Blind, Macular Society, Guide Dogs for the Blind, Blind Veterans UK.

For more details contact Northumberland County Blind Association:  info@ncba.org.uk or call: 01670514316.

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Northumberland County Blind Association – Spring Fair

The Northumberland County Blind Association Spring Fayre and Afternoon Tea Dance takes place at Morpeth Town Hall this month. The event, which will raise funds for the association, will include a tombola, raffle, face painting, plus cakes, plants and book stall. There will be tea and coffee on offer too.

The tea dance, which starts at 1.00pm, is a ticketed event – tickets cost £3.00 which includes afternoon tea, and can be purchased from Reiver House.