Wales Council of the Blind

Bridgevis (Bridgend & District VI society)

Description: Bridgend (and district) is a local society supporting blind and partially sighted people and their carers of all ages in BCBC. Contact Wales Council of the Blind initially.

Tel: 01656 766264

Email: johnodonnell24@hotmail.co.uk

Category: Third/voluntary Sector


Services Provided

Bridgevis social activities

Bridgevis organise meals out, visits to places of interest and trips to the New Theatre Cardiff and the Wales Millennium Centre. Contact below for latest information.

Bridgevis Gardening Club

At Bronfair Allotments, Garth, Maesteg. every Wednesday. Bus leaves Market Street at 10 am and leaves Maesteg at 12.30 pm. Contact John O'Donnell below.

Eye clinic information desk

Bridgevis volunteers work with the ECLOs within the hospital to provide information and support to patients who are experiencing, or have some level of, sight loss.

Shooting Club

Shooting Club for blind and partially sighted people in Bridgend. Using a sound signal to indicate how close to the target the aim is, it is usable for people with total sight loss. Tondu Target Shooting Club every Thursday. Bus leaves Market Street, Bridgend, at 2 pm and leaves Tondu at 4.30pm approximately. Contact John O'Donnell below.

Bridgevis Coffee Mornings

These coffee mornings often include invited guests for talks and presentations. 1st Friday of the month, 11.30am-1pm at St. John's Ambulance Training Centre, Minerva Street, Bridgend, CF31 1TD.

Walk to Run

Running or walking - whatever suits you. Every Saturday at 1 pm at the athletic track behind Bridgend Recreation Centre. Contact details below.

Boccia Ball Games

The aim of Boccia is to throw leather balls - coloured red or blue as close as they can to a white target ball, or jack. These are held every 2nd Tuesday of the month 5-6 pm. Archbishop McGrath School, Brackla, Bridgend. Transport can be arranged if required.

Events associated with this provider:

5th of July 2024

BridgeVIS coffee morning (Bridgend)

First Friday of the month. Contact John O'Donnell on 01656 766264 or email johnodonnell24@hotmail.co.uk

Hosted by - Bridgevis (Bridgend & District VI society)

2nd of August 2024

BridgeVIS coffee morning (Bridgend)

First Friday of the month. Contact John O'Donnell on 01656 766264 or email johnodonnell24@hotmail.co.uk

Hosted by - Bridgevis (Bridgend & District VI society)

6th of September 2024

BridgeVIS coffee morning (Bridgend)

First Friday of the month. Contact John O'Donnell on 01656 766264 or email johnodonnell24@hotmail.co.uk

Hosted by - Bridgevis (Bridgend & District VI society)

4th of October 2024

BridgeVIS coffee morning (Bridgend)

First Friday of the month. Contact John O'Donnell on 01656 766264 or email johnodonnell24@hotmail.co.uk

Hosted by - Bridgevis (Bridgend & District VI society)

1st of November 2024

BridgeVIS coffee morning (Bridgend)

First Friday of the month. Contact John O'Donnell on 01656 766264 or email johnodonnell24@hotmail.co.uk

Hosted by - Bridgevis (Bridgend & District VI society)

6th of December 2024

BridgeVIS coffee morning (Bridgend)

First Friday of the month. Contact John O'Donnell on 01656 766264 or email johnodonnell24@hotmail.co.uk

Hosted by - Bridgevis (Bridgend & District VI society)

3rd of January 2025

BridgeVIS coffee morning (Bridgend)

First Friday of the month. Contact John O'Donnell on 01656 766264 or email johnodonnell24@hotmail.co.uk

Hosted by - Bridgevis (Bridgend & District VI society)