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PAB Join Celebration Day at the Co-op

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!

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

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

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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Coffee Mornings

A fantastic coffee morning was had by all yesterday with some beautiful Christmas items on sale crafted by our very own members!  To get us into the Christmas spirit we also had a visit from Marks and Spencers and got to ‘try before we buy’ with offerings of Christmas..

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Barbara, PAB’s office administrator retires:

For the last 4 years Barbara has been working as office administrator at the PAB and many of you may remember her from her time at The Guide Dogs. Barbara bought a wealth of knowledge and passion to her role and will be greatly missed by all. Barbara joked..

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Peterborough Museum touch tour in September

Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery are holding a special touch tour for PAB members on Wednesday 20th September 2017 at 2pm. The cost is £5 per adult (carers go free) and £3 for children. The tour will last for approximately 90 minutes Located in one of the city’s most..

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Walking Group continues to grow!

Our walking group has been going strong since we launched it a year ago (Thanks to funding from the Peoples Health Trust). It’s a great way to socialise and get some exercise at the same time! All walks are assessed in advance to make sure they are suitable for..

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A great day in Sunny Hunstanton

On Thursday 15th June, 27 very excited members, sighted guides and 4 guide dogs basked in the sunshine of Sunny Hunny – It was the perfect day for a visit to the seaside! We split up into small groups to make sure everyone had an opportunity to visit old haunts and..

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