News

Peterborough Macular Society support group

The Peterborough Macular Society support group are holding their next telephone meeting on Tuesday 21 July from 10.30am until 11.30am.  Sarah Clinton from the research team at the Macular Society will be joining the call as the guest speaker to talk about the latest research into macular disease and..

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Feeling lonely or isolated?

Image of PAB members and friends stood in a large group outside Old Westgate Church

During these unusual and difficult times we do not want our members to feel lonely or isolated.  That is why PAB run a free telephone call service to all our members from one of our volunteers.  We will also be monitoring our telephone answer service on a daily basis. ..

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Walking Group

Image of visually impaired members in the countryside on a hot sunny day with volunteers standing in a group facing the camera

PAB are hoping that very soon we will be able to start the walking groups again. The walking group had a great time with a stroll around Maxey Lakes. The sun was shining so a short walk was enjoyed before stopping for refreshments at our Vice Chairman’s cabin. If..

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Volunteer training days

Another successful volunteer training session took place on Friday 24th January 2020 It covered the following topics…. An overview of PAB and the services we offer to our members Some common sight-loss conditions including the chance to experience what it’s like living with sight loss using the ‘special glasses’..

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Cancelled AGM 2020

Due to the present situation with Covid-19 virus Peterborough Association for the Blind AGM due to be held in June 2020 has been cancelled until further notice. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused but hope you understand.

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New Trustees Wanted

We are currently seeking new members for our Board of Trustees. We are looking for skilled, enthusiastic and reliable people to manage the affairs of Peterborough Association for the Blind. As a trustee of PAB you will have the chance to influence how we support people with serious sight..

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Do you have any unused and unwanted gifts?

We are fast approaching one of our biggest fundraising events of the year and we urgently need prizes for our Tombola. Please could you look in your cupboards and see if there is anything you could donate and ask friends, family and colleagues to do the same? If you..

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A great success fundraising for PAB at Sainsbury’s bag pack

Over the past five years, local Sainsbury’s stores have partnered with local charities and raised over £6 million. Our last  Sainsburys event was held on 30th November at Sainsburys in their Bretton Store bag packing! Again we ask our members and volunteers to responded to the call for people..

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Changes to PAB transport charges

We are pleased to say that we are a growing, forward looking charity but this means we have increasing demands on our funds. Our staff and volunteers work hard to ensure there are lots of opportunities for our members to socialise and activities that are entertaining and informative.  However,..

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Sense/PAB Yoga Sessions

PAB are hoping that Yoga will be able to start again soon.  We will keep you updated via this page. In normal times Sense Yoga session, which take place every 2nd and 4th Monday of each month in Peterborough and is held at the following venue: Time: 11.30am to..

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