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Podcast Now Available

Walsall Talking Newspaper Podcast is now available to listen to through soundcloud. For weekly news, regular features and entertainment, for all things happening in the Walsall Borough, please click on the link below and enjoy.

By |July 21st, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness

A new report, Someone cares if I’m not there explores why loneliness affects so many people with disabilities, from the perspective of disabled people themselves. The report reveals how disabled people can experience loneliness for a wide range of reasons, including; poor access to services, inaccessible transport and venues, and financial challenges. Please click the link below [...]

By |July 12th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Housing, Accommodation & Support Housing

  http://www.vision2020uk.org.uk/thomas-pocklington-trust-launch-online-housing-guide-visually-impaired-people-looking-new-home/ Thank you to Vision 2020 UK for the use of their information.  

By |July 12th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Vision UK 2017 Conference – Podcast

Shaping Futures  Podcast courtesy of Vision 2020 and audioboom, with thanks. Please click the link below, to be taken to the podcast: audioboom vision-uk-2017

By |June 29th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Event at Sight Village – Impact of visual impairment on health, wealth & jobs – taking a person-centred approach to wellbeing.

West Midlands Local Eye Health Network in partnership with VISION 2020 UK, Health Education England in the West Midlands, and Sight Village are pleased to invite you to: At Sight Village Birmingham Tuesday 18th July 2017 9.15am – 4.30pm New Bingley Hall, Hockley Circus, Birmingham B18 5PP Being in employment is beneficial for health. Feeling [...]

By |June 29th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Pathway for Children and Young People

Pathway for Children and Young People (0 to 25 years) with Vision Impairment, and their Families The VISION 2020 UK Pathway for Children and Young People with vision impairment is a best practice, generic pathway that requires health, social care, education and the voluntary sector to work collaboratively to meet the needs of the child [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Does your little Minion need a sight test?

Vision2020 Litttle Minion Thank you to Vision 2020 for the use of this article   

By |June 28th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Shelley’s story

This is my brain injury story by Shelley Whale A New Me

By |June 28th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Help!!!!

Hello everyone, We are giving a shout out, as we are in desperate need of items for raffle and tombolla prizes. We need small items, such as toiletries, chocolates, bric a brac etc, which will help us raise funds to support those with sightloss in the Walsall Borough. Thank you  

By |June 28th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Low Vision Aid – Demonstration Event

Low Vision Aid 1

By |June 28th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Pelsall Carnival 2017

Roll up, roll up, with fabulous goodies to win, we had a great time at Pelsall Carnival, held Saturday 8th July 2017. On a fabulous hot sunny day, we were thrilled so many people came to say hello and have a go on our tombolla and name the teddy competition. Thank you to everyone who [...]

By |June 6th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Thank you to Halfords

Many thanks to Halfords at Bescot, Walsall today, who kindly helped towards the cost of our new pop up gazebo. With our very inclement weather, this is a much needed essential for the many events we will be taking part in.  

By |June 6th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Willenhall Carnival 2017

Saturday 10th June Thank you to everyone who came to say hello to the team at Willenhall Carnival. We had lots of bargains on our car boot sale along with our name the teddy competition. A big thank you to everyone who supported us with donations and purchases and thank you to Claire and Sharon [...]

By |June 6th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Volunteers week 1 – 7 June 2017

"Thank you to our wonderful volunteers" Volunteers' week is the UK's biggest celebration, recognising the contribution of the 22 million people who volunteer in their communities. It is a wonderful opportunity to tell our volunteers that: 'you make the difference' Everyone at WSB appreciates all the hard work, support and dedication each and every one [...]

By |June 1st, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

VISION 2020 UK launches eye health and sight loss podcast

Thank you to Vision 2020 UK for the use of their podcasts 2 February 2017 Source: VISION 2020 UK https://audioboom.com/posts/5558519-1-mercy-jeyasingham-ceo-vision-2020-uk?t=0  

By |June 1st, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Name the teddy bear

Our Winner is...... Tom was the lucky winner of our name the teddy competition, when he visited our stall at Goscote Greenacres. He correctly chose the name of Luna and we were thrilled to meet Tom and his family today, when he came to collect Luna. We would like to thank everyone who took part [...]

By |June 1st, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Goscote Greenacres

We were with Goscote Greenacres for their May Day plant Sale Saturday 6th May, thank you to everyone that came to say hello and to the Mayor of Walsall Kath Phillips for her support.

By |May 17th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ATM Locator app

Leading sight loss charity Thomas Pocklington Trust (TPT) has been working with LINK on a fully accessible smart phone app which will enable visually impaired people to locate ATMs. LINK, the UK’s cash machine (ATM) network, has launched a GPS-enabled ATM locator app which is designed to help people with visual impairment and other [...]

By |May 15th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Tea and Tech Group

****** The next meeting of the Tea and Tech Group will take place on Thursday May 25th, and not on its normal Wednesday slot. If you have a visual impairment, love tech, come along and join in the group, it is free to attend.****

By |May 15th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Official Partner Charity

#UkCharityWeek takes place 4th - 10th December 2017 and we are proud to be an official partner charity this year. December 2017 will see Charity Today News and their official partner charities host the second annual national charity awareness and fundraising campaign #UKCharityWeek It is a week designed to give people of the [...]

By |April 5th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments
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