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Here is the latest news from the Beacon Centre

Beacon supports over 3,000 people affected by sight loss across the West Midlands.  

Here, you can find out the latest news from the charity.

If you are a journalist and need case studies or spokespeople, we can help.

Please email the team at supportus@beaconvision.org. 

What’s On March 2024

We have lots of activities taking place at Beacon and in the community each month. You can find details of some of the sessions taking place in March below. If you are interested in joining any of our sessions, please call us on 01902 880 111 or email...

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Tributes paid to football stalwart

Walter Wakeman, a stalwart of West Midlands football, has died aged 95. As well as local league football he gave great service to the J W Hunt Cup competition and the Wolverhampton Referees’ Association. Mr Wakeman was secretary (1987 to 1994) and then treasurer...

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New sponsor for historic cup

CONSTRUCTION company Gough Group Holdings Ltd, has stepped forward as the proud new sponsor of the JW Hunt Cup, a historic charity non-league football competition that has been a cornerstone in supporting the Beacon Centre for the Blind since 1926. The announcement...

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What’s On February 2024

We have lots of activities taking place at Beacon and in the community each month. You can find details of some of the sessions taking place in February below. If you are interested in joining any of our sessions, please call us on 01902 880 111 or email...

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Donation fuels charity mission

The Beacon Centre for the Blind is celebrating a £5000 donation from local company Thomas Dudley to support its transport service. The sight loss charity has five minibuses which are used to provide a door-to-door transport service for blind and partially sighted...

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Support in Sandwell

TWO local sight loss charities have come together to launch a unique programme to help blind and partially sighted people improve their health and wellbeing, learn new skills, access learning opportunities, and find work. The Beacon Centre for the Blind, which has...

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What’s On January 2024

We have lots of activities taking place at Beacon and in the community each month. You can find details of some of the sessions taking place in January below. If you are interested in joining any of our sessions, please call us on 01902 880 111 or email...

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What’s On December 2023

We have lots of activities taking place at Beacon and in the community each month. You can find details of some of the sessions taking place in December below. If you are interested in joining any of our sessions, please call us on 01902 880 111 or email...

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What’s On November 2023

We have lots of activities taking place at Beacon and in the community each month. You can find details of some of the sessions taking place in November below. If you are interested in joining any of our sessions, please call us on 01902 880 111 or email...

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What’s On October 2023

We have lots of activities taking place at Beacon and in the community each month. You can find details of some of the sessions taking place in October below. If you are interested in joining any of our sessions, please call us on 01902 880 111 or email...

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