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A Buzzing Time!

PAB member feeling the Bee Hive

We had a great time with Beekeeper Sue the other week at yet another fantastic PAB orgnaised activity. Sue explained to us about how bees live and work in a hive and why there are different types of honey.  Members were able to get up close to the hives and commented on what..

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Special Tour at Peterborough Cathedral

On Thursday 12th April, 11 members and 10 volunteers met at the Peterborough Cathedral for a touch tour. The Cathedral staff, Vanessa, Lynne and Guy, had worked hard to make sure we were all able to get the most out of the tour and had arranged for us to experience..

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Two Peterborough Charities Working Together

Group Image of Craft Club with Louise from NGNPUK showing off their handmade syringe bags

Peterborough Association for the Blind (PAB) and No Gain No Pain UK (NGNPUK) have been working in partnership to produce syringe bags for the members of NGNPUK. The PAB’s visually impaired craft club meet once a month and decided to put their crafty skills to good use for the..

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Walking Group – Friday 13th April

Pictured are approximately 9 people of the PAB walking group standing on a field and path on a winters day smiling for the camera

Our next walk is planned for Friday 13th April.  We will meet outside the entrance to Asda Supermarket in Peterborough town centre at 11.00am.  From there we will be taking a leisurely stroll alongside the river, to The Boathouse Pub in Longthorpe, where will stop for lunch before heading back along the same route...

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Thank you Co-op!

We were delighted to attend the Thorpe Road Co-op store last week to be presented with our first cheque from the Co-op’s Local Causes Community Fund. Chairperson from PAB Sylvie Wheeler was presented with the cheque for £236.49 on behalf of PAB and commented: “It’s an absolute privilege to..

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Cathedral Touch Tour – Thursday 12th April

Peterborough Cathedral

We are delighted to share with you our next event which will be a ‘Touch Tour’ of Peterborough Cathedral on Thursday 12th April 2018.  The tour will start at 10am and finish at approximately 11.15am.  With our own dedicated Tour Guide we will discover some of the fascinating details..

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Cinema Viewing of ‘Finding Your Feet’

Peterborough Association for the Blind are pleased to announce their next Cinema Group trip to The Showcase Cinema in Peterborough on Wednesday 21st March 2018 at 2.35pm to see the hit film ‘Finding your Feet’.  Headsets will be provided with audio description.  Please contact the office to confirm your place...

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Change of Venue and Time for our Yoga Sessions

There will be some temporary changes to our Sense Yoga session, which take place every 2nd and 4th Monday of each month in Peterborough. Due to building works at our usual venue (St Peter and All Souls) all upcoming sessions in February, March and April 2018 will be at:..

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Now Recruiting: Volunteer Coordinator

Image showing a blurry background of a blind person and her guide dog with another woman smiling. In front is a sign that says 'Job Vacancies, Join our friendly team'

PAB is recruiting for a part time Volunteer Coordinator for our small charity which supports people in Peterborough with serious sight problems. Job Title: Volunteer Co-Ordinator Hours: 20 hours per week Salary: £11 per hour Annual Leave: 26 days per annum (Pro rata) PURPOSE OF THE JOB To recruit,..

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Important Announcement re Coffee Morning Venue

Image of a yellow sticky note with the words 'Temporary Change of Venue!' written in black marker pen. The Yellow sticky note is stuck to a diary page.

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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