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Important Announcement re Coffee Morning Venue

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Please note that our coffee morning next week on Wednesday 24th January will be at the usual Venue St Peter and All Souls Church Hall on Fitzwilliam Street. However for the following three months the Church Hall at St Peter and All Souls will be undertaking extensive refurbishment and..

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Walking Group Returns for the New Year

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The walking group returned last Friday for their first walk of the New Year. Members and volunteers enjoyed a circular walk around the North of Peterborough finishing at the Crab and Winkle Pub in Werrington for some well-deserved lunch and refreshments. The PAB walking group meet on the second..

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Next Volunteer Training Day

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Are you or anyone you know interested in Volunteering for Peterborough Association for the Blind? We run regular training days throughout the year! Various volunteer roles are available. Our next training day is on Saturday 13th January 10.00am to 12.30pm. To register your interest and book a place at..

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Christmas Fun at PAB Coffee Morning

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A wonderful Christmas Coffee Morning was had by all last week as members, volunteers and staff joined in with singing and dancing and general festive merriment! We were treated to traditional carols from Paston Church featuring our very own committee member Peter Skivington.  This was followed by games and..

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Fundraising at TSB Bank

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Having been chosen as their Charity for the year by TSB Bank on Lincoln Road, the PAB together with the bank put on a Tombola for customers and passers by on Friday. Featuring luxury gift sets to Christmas crackers, the Tombola raised an outstanding £120.00 for the PAB!  We..

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PAB Join Celebration Day at the Co-op

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A huge thank you to the Co-op on Thorpe Road and the Co-op on Oundle Road for promoting Peterborough Association for the Blind at their ‘Celebration Day’ on Saturday.  Pictured above is PAB Chairperson Sylvia Wheeler (far right) with Thorpe Road store manager Tracey Wiles (middle) and staff member Michelle..

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Bag Packing Success!

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Thanks to the generosity of shoppers an outstanding £261.78 was raised for Peterborough Association for the Blind during our bag packing session at Morrisons on Lincoln Road, Peterborough. We would like to say a big thank you to our volunteers for giving up their time to come and support..

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Choose us as your Co-op local cause

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We are delighted to announce that we have been chosen by the co-op as their local cause! How does that work? It’s actually very simple – if you are already a member you can log into your account here www.coop.co.uk/membership and choose Peterborough Association for the Blind as your..

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Boutique Shopping At Springfields

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Seventeen members and volunteers, plus guide dogs Nancy & Bobby, made the short journey to Springfields outlet for some bargain hunting and Christmas shopping at the designer boutiques.  Fine food and drink including a pub lunch was also on offer for the grown ups – Nancy and Bobby however..

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