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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

WE ARE RECRUITING

  We have a vacancy for a Trust Fundraising Officer based at Hawley House, Walsall. Salary: £25,262.12 per annum, pro-rata £14,337.96 21 Hours per week. Job Purpose To primarily develop, grow and deliver fundraising services and oversee the fundraising and marketing activity within the Charity, in order to substantially increase non-contract income. To research and submit [...]

By |January 4th, 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

Introducing a new service

Deaf Focus would like to introduce their new drop-in service to support deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing people in Walsall. The weekly drop in service, can be accessed in full confidence and is free of charge for those with a sensory loss. The drop-in service will be held at Walsall Society for the Blind, [...]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Annual General Meeting 30th November 2017

By |October 25th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Raise funds while you shop

Give as you live Click to Donate  

By |October 16th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Lunch at the Waterfront

To say thank you to Claire and Sharon for looking after their group over the last 7 months, the Thursday afternoon group visited the Hungry Horse, Walsall for lunch.   New Group Co-ordinators David and Grace run the group, which continually grows and takes place from 1 pm - 3.30pm alternate weeks.   New members [...]

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

Goodbye and Goodluck

Sorry you are leaving We wish our dearly loved friend Jackie, a happy retirement as she leaves us 29th September 2017 after 13 years of service.                  We reminisced this morning over a lovely breakfast of pastries and croissants of the happy times and Jackie's first day working [...]

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