Monthly: March 2015

Free April trial of new smartphone technology

For the last two or three years, local blind couple Margaret & Roger Wilson-Hinds from Orton Wistow, have played a part in developing a smartphone program especially for blind and partially-sighted people who are not good with technology. It has been a struggle with lots of false starts but..

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Peterborough City Hospital Eye Clinic Users Group

Did you know that Peterborough City Hospital has an Ophthalmology Service Users Group? PAB committee members Alan MacFarlane and Mandy Thompson attend on our behalf (and also on behalf of the Macular Society), but the group is open to any individuals who have good ideas about how the Eye..

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Join the Vivacity Audio Reading Group

Vivacity are keen to recruit new members to the Visually Impaired audio  reading group which takes place monthly on a Friday at 10.00 am at Peterborough Central Library. “Reading groups nationally are growing in popularity and this is a chance for visually impaired readers to join in, using audio..

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PAB 2015 Annual General Meeting

PAB’s Annual General Meeting was held on 25th February, when we celebrated another successful year, particularly for fundraising. The meeting was well attended and a chance to get to know the committee members and ask questions about the PAB’s plans for the coming year. Thank you to all those..

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The General Election – are you ready?

The General Election takes place on Thursday 7th May 2015. Only people who are registered can vote, so be sure to check you are registered to avoid disappointment. The deadline to register in the General Election is Monday 20 April 2015. If you are unsure if you are registered to..

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New blind and partially sighted tours at Fitzwilliam Museum

The Fitzwilliam Museum is the principal museum of the University of Cambridge. Its core purpose is to safeguard the collections, to make them accessible for study and enjoyment and to preserve them for future generations. The  Museum owes its foundation to Richard, VIIth Viscount Fitzwilliam of Merrion. In 1816..

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December – February 200+ Club Winners

Thank you to all of you who have taken out shares and renewed their 200+ Club subscriptions, which help us fund our newsletters. Shares are still available if you are interested in joining and further details are below.   In the December draw of the 200+ Club, the winners..

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