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Our Services in audio production

We offer a wide range of services, for individuals within the Borough of Walsall, who have a visual impairment. By clicking the link below, you will be taken to the audio production of the services we offer.  If you or someone you know could benefit from our services, please do get in touch. Services from [...]

By |May 24th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

FREE FUNDING – WE NEED YOUR VOTES!!!!

We don't want the fun to end!! we are all really enjoying our new trees and what's more, thanks to Octopus Energy we could be in with a chance of receiving free funding prizes of between £2,000.00 and £8,000.00. All you have to do is vote for us, ask your friends, family and neighbours, anyone [...]

By |April 9th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Thank you Octopus energy

We all had a fabulous time planting trees on Friday 5th April, with the lovely folks from Octopus Energy. The weather held for us as former Blue Peter gardener Chris Collins, Tim Troy from Octopus Energy and Journalist Eugene Costello came to visit us, to help spread the love for trees and the affect they have on the environment. We also had [...]

By |April 9th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Black Country Living Museum Audio Descriptive Tours

BCLM starts Audio Descriptive tours for blind and partially sighted visitors throughout the year. Each visit promises to be a sensory explosion of fun and discovery from our vintage vehicle journey’s  to sensory smells of  Emile Doo’s, the chemist. Come and take a turn in rolling your own pills, handling equipment and learning about the [...]

By |April 2nd, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

OVER 50’s LIFESTYLE EVENT

SATURDAY 9TH MARCH 10.00 - 14.00 AT ST JOHNS METHODIST CHURCH HALL, BLOXWICH WS3 3HS. A FREE TO ATTEND over 50's Lifestyle Event with local companies showcasing holidays, health, wellbeing, crafts, wills, pensions and finance.  This event will also incorporate a local craft fair with handmade goods from the area.  Come and speak to our [...]

By |March 4th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Thank you Coalpool Methodist Church

Walsall Society for the Blind were welcomed  at Coalpool Methodist Church - Thursday Fellowship meeting, as we were honoured to be named their charity for 2018. Our Community Officer and Registration Officer were invited to the meeting and gave a short talk on the work we do and the services offered at Walsall Society for the [...]

By |March 1st, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

TEXT GIVING

Text giving is one of the easiest and most convenient ways, for our supporters to give to our cause, supporting individuals with sight loss. That's why we have joined the Text Giving platform donr. Now every whole amount from £1 through to £20 can be given by donors as a one-off or a regular donation. To [...]

By |February 19th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Thank you Enoch Evans LLP

We would like to say  thank you to the staff at Enoch Evans LLP Walsall, who over the past year, have taken part in a variety of fundraising challenges, in support of Walsall Society for the Blind. Staff held dress down days, Easter egg competitions and sweepstakes to raise funds to help WSB continue to support [...]

By |February 19th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

BBS National Youth Swimming Gala 2019

  British Blind Sport is pleased to confirm the 2019 date for the charity’s annual National Youth Swimming Gala as Saturday 30th March. Register here! Hosted by British Blind Sport, this event has been held successfully for over 20 years and is the only VI specific youth swimming competition in the UK, attracting participants from [...]

By |January 15th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ENGLAND TALENT DAY

FROM FINDING A TEAM TO MAYBE GOING ON TO REPRESENT THE 'THREE LIONS' THIS IS THE EVENT FOR YOU SO SIGN UP TODAY!! FOR FOOTBALL PLAYERS AGED 7-11 AND 12-16 WITH THE FOLLOWING DISABILITY: AMPUTEE.  BLIND.  CEREBRAL PALSY.  DEAF (MALE AND FEMALE).  PARTIALLY SIGHTED   DATE:  TUESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2019 TIME:  9.30 AM - 11.30 [...]

By |January 14th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Annual General Meeting

By |November 6th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Service Information in Audio

We offer many services to help and support people with sight loss and we are happy to help answer any questions or concerns you may have. We have available an audio production of the services we offer, along with our Mission Statement, which is available to listen to by clicking the link below. If you [...]

By |July 19th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Enoch Evans choose WSB as their Charity of 2018

Walsall Society for the Blind are proud to have been chosen by Enoch Evans LLP as their Charity for 2018. This is indeed an honour for WSB and we would like to say thank you to Enoch Evans for choosing us and for their support of the charity and the work that we do for [...]

By |March 8th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Minor Eye Problems?

What is a Minor Eye Conditions Service (MECS)? Conditions that can be seen under the service include: ● Red eye or eyelids ● Dry eye, or gritty and uncomfortable eyes ● Irritation and inflammation of the eye ● Significant recent sticky discharge from the eye or watery eye ● Recently occurring flashes or floaters [...]

By |February 5th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Thank you Pertemps

Many thanks to Hayley from Pertemps, who visited us today, to hand over the lovely prizes we won in their Christmas Competition. The prizes received will go towards raising much needed funds for the Society. Thanks again Hayley, it was lovely to meet you. 

By |January 23rd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Smart phone Apps

https://www.visionuk.org.uk/macular-society-best-apps-people-visual-impairment/

By |January 22nd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Employment and Support Allowance Survey

https://www.visionuk.org.uk/independent-majority-disability-benefit-claimants-left-not-enough-live-campaigners-warn/

By |January 22nd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

UK National Eye Health Survey

UK National Eye Health Survey are currently looking for members of the public to join their Patient and Public Involvement Expert Working Group 11 January 2018 Source: NEHS The UK National Eye Health Study (UK NEHS) aims to gather data about the levels (prevalence) of visual impairment (VI) and eye disease in the UK population. We [...]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Childrens’ Annual New Year Party!!!!!!

Held at St.Pauls, The Crossing, Walsall, we were pleased to be joined by lots of families and friends to share an afternoon of entertainment and fun. This year we had an incredible Science Party from Froggle, fast paced, entertaining, fully interactive and packed with dazzling science demos, snow machine and party games. Thanks go to [...]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Walsall Talking Newspaper Podcast

Walsall Talking Newspaper is a digital audio publication, it is recorded onto a USB memory stick and is available for people who have a visual impairment, deteriorating vision or for those who struggle to read print, within the Borough of Walsall. It contains weekly news, features, poetry, jokes and everything happening in the Walsall [...]

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