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Seasons Greetings

From everyone at Walsall Society for the Blind, we would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Thank you for your support in 2016

By |December 21st, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

HO HO HO

Merry Christmas one and all Santa's here... Despite his busy schedule, Santa came to greet and meet all our services users today, although he wasn't alone, as on hand to help (or hinder) him was a grumpy looking scrooge!!!! no bah humbugs here Scrooge!! We are happy that Santa will be joining us again next week. [...]

By |December 16th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Donation of equipment to Gujarat

We were happy to support Professor Rashid Gatrad OBE and Mr Mohammed Aslam MBE - MIAT - Midland International Aid Trust , by donating three Perkins braillers and equipment, which will form part of a shipment of aids, equipment and medical products going to Pakistan. The braillers will be for use in a School for visually impaired [...]

By |December 9th, 2016|Uncategorised, Walsall Talking Newspaper|0 Comments

Thank you Morrisons

Thank you to Morrisons Supermarket, Lichfield Street, Walsall, for their kind donations in support of our Christmas appeal. We are currently looking for prizes for our raffles and tombollas, to raise funds this Christmas.  Money raised will help us continue to provide services, such as social activities, talking newspapers/magazines and community services. We very much welcome support in this way, [...]

By |December 8th, 2016|Fundraising, Uncategorised|0 Comments

New Community Officer

We have recently welcomed to Walsall Society for the Blind, our new Community Officer, who is just a phone call away, if you or someone you know has a visual impairment and would like information, advice or support. If you have any concerns, questions or would just like to chat about sight loss, please do not hesitate to get in [...]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Lest We Forget

By |November 11th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Remembrance Day

Lest We Forget   The 2 pictures in this post, show one of our volunteers, holding a box of poppy flowers for Remembrance Day.  The flowers that she has lovingly crafted and created for us, each stand on 12" high stems and each one has been individually crafted from recyclable plastic bottles, spray painted and [...]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Annual General Meeting

Walsall Society for the Blind   SEVENTEENTH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING THURSDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2016 At 3.30pm   You are cordially invited to attend the above meeting to be held at: Hawley House, 11, Hatherton Road, Walsall.  which will be chaired by the President, Sir J.A. Hawley KCVO, K.St.J, TD, JP, MA         [...]

By |October 31st, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Rehabilitation Services Could be lost in Walsall

Walsall Society for the Blind are horrified at the news that a proposal is going to be made by Walsall Council to remove the Rehabilitation Services in Walsall. Sensory Support Services would be required to complete statutory responses only, which would be the registered list of those with sight loss. Rehabilitation Officers are trained specialists, [...]

By |October 20th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Congratulations Amanda

Congratulations to Amanda Reed, Chief Executive of Walsall Society for the Blind, who became Chairman of The Talking News Federation at the TNF Annual Conference at the weekend (1 & 2 October 2016). TNF is an umbrella organisation that represents the interests of local Talking Newspapers in the UK and was formed specifically: To provide [...]

By |October 5th, 2016|Latest News, Walsall Talking Newspaper|0 Comments

Olympics 2016

Along with Beach week celebrations, came the thrill of our very own WSB Olympics. We had a fabulous time and with the wonderful weather, we were as hot as Rio!! Among the many events were olympic skittles, hoopla and Bean bag target throwing!! Everyone was a winner, pictured are our contestants with their well [...]

By |September 27th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Welcome to Walsall Society for the Blind

 If you need any advice, information or support, for yourself or someone you know, please do get in touch, there is a variety of information to assist you and our friendly team are on hand to answer any questions you may have. Maybe you know someone who would like to receive our free talking [...]

By |September 27th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Happy 4th July

In recognition of American Independence Day, 4th July, we have been in fine voice, singing The Star-Spangled Banner, and have been testing everyone's knowledge with our America Facts Quiz.

By |September 27th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Thank you to BT Trainees

Many thanks to the trainees at BT Walsall, for raising funds to support the Society. They held events, which included a bake sale and playing ping pong. We all appreciate your support, thank you.

By |September 27th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Aspire 2 Engage

Come along and see the amazing work that the community and voluntary sector do in the Walsall Borough. We are at the event providing information on a wide variety of topics, come and meet us at Walsall Football Club.

By |September 27th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Ascot comes to town

Ascot week preparations are in full swing, the room is set, the bunting is up and were all ready for some fun and a little flutter with funny money. Our winner of the day winning £3200.00 of pretend funny money was Beryl, well done Beryl on picking the best of the donkeys. [...]

By |September 27th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Our Gorgeous Garden

With thanks to Greengrocers Nigel Povey and the team for their donation of flowers for our flower baskets. They look beautiful

By |September 27th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

WSB Annual Review

Annual Review 2014 -2015

By |September 27th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Walsall FACE

Walsall Society for the Blind are proud to be an associate of Walsall FACE Website for Walsall Face

By |September 27th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Volunteers’ Week 1 – 12 June 2016

Volunteers' week is an annual event which starts at the beginning of June. It celebrates the contribution made by millions across the UK and is run by NCVO in partnership with Volunteer Development Scotland, Volunteer Now (Northern Ireland) and Wales Council for Voluntary Action. Our inspirational volunteers at Walsall Society for the Blind [...]

By |September 27th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments
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