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Wales Council of the Blind is the umbrella agency representing vision impairment within Wales. We work to campaign, lobby and support the improvement of services for people with sight loss. [Read more...]

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SE Wales Regional Forum - 'Your Voice, a Shared Vision'

Our next event will take place on Wednesday, 26th September 2018 at The Riverfront, Kingsway, Newport, NP20 1HG, from 11am - 2pm.

Join us to hear from Welsh National Opera who will be talking about their upcoming audio described performances and sharing what it’s like to work behind the scenes! There will also be updates on the work across the sector and much more! Further information and a full programme will be circulated shortly.

The events are free to attend and include a buffet lunch. We can also offer reasonable bursaries towards transport costs. If you are interested in attending, please contact WCB on 02920 473954 to register your attendance and to record any access or dietary requirements.

National Eye Health Week 2018

This year's National Eye Health Week (NEHW) will take place from 24th to 30th September 2018, promoting the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all.

The Vision Matters website will have information about the event, and a range of electronic resources, including leaflets, poster, fliers and recipe cards are now available from the Electronic Resource Centre.

Wales Council of the Blind will also provide more information as it becomes available. If any organisations are planning events in Wales to promote eye health during the week, let us know and we will publicise them for you via our newsletter and Twitter.


Latest issue of Roundup celebrates WCB's 80th anniversary

The latest issue of WCB's magazine Roundup is now available. As well as the usual information about news and events, we are marking our 80th anniversary with articles by staff members past and present, and from partner organisations. You can read Roundup here.

In preparation for our anniversary, which was celebrated at the National Eisteddfod in Cardiff, we have carried out some research into the organisation's history and produced a timeline which you can read here.

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