News

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

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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

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

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

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

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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