News

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 September 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 September below. If you are interested in joining any of our sessions, please call us on 01902 880 111 or email...

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Charity celebrates fundraising boost with Mayor

Sight loss charity, the Beacon Centre for the Blind, is celebrating after being awarded £438,506 in National Lottery funding to help ensure no one has to face sight loss alone. The historic charity, which has been supporting blind and partially sighted people since...

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What’s On August 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 July 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 July 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 July below. If you are interested in joining any of our sessions, please call us on 01902 880 111 or email...

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Happy Sunglasses Day

Happy Sunglasses Day! It's International Sunglasses Day on Tuesday, June 27th and here at Beacon we don't think anyone should be leaving home without them! Why should we all be wearing sunglasses? Well, here are three reasons to start with. UV protection - they reduce...

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Volunteer Awards 2023

We're so fortunate to have almost 200 volunteers giving their time to help others at Beacon.  Together, they complete around 20,000 hours of volunteering each year across a variety of roles from telephone befriending and helping out in our shops to supporting people...

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What’s On June 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 June below. If you are interested in joining any of our sessions, please call us on 01902 880 111 or email...

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Footballing fundraiser final to be held

THE final of a fundraising football competition that’s been raising money for the Beacon Centre for the Blind for 97 years will be held at Molineux next week. The JW Hunt Cup was launched in 1926 and since then has been entertaining non-league crowds year after year,...

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Tributes paid to cup stalwart

TRIBUTES have been paid to a Vice President of the JW Hunt Cup who has passed away.  Over the years, the JW Hunt Cup has had many loyal and generous committee members, none more so than Manmohan Singh Maheru, who died on Sunday (April 23). Known affectionately as...

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What’s On May 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 May below. If you are interested in joining any of our sessions, please call us on 01902 880 111 or email...

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