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TPT launches COVID-19 Emergency Fund for the Sight Loss Sector!

TPT launches COVID-19 Emergency Fund for the Sight Loss Sector

Thomas Pocklington Trust (TPT) has just launched an emergency fund to support sight loss organisations which are providing vital services to blind and partially sighted people during the COVID-19 pandemic. £500,000 of essential support will be available to sight loss sector organisations. The grants, available to sight loss charities, will be for up to £10,000 pounds or the equivalent of two months’ running costs (whichever is less) for use over the next six months.

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SEEING Exhibition Project via online workshops and phone calls!

SEEING Exhibition Project with VICTA and the Science Gallery London

Call for blind and partially sighted participants to consult on upcoming gallery exhibition Working with an experienced creative practitioner overseeing the whole process, you will have a central role in delivering a key project of the SEEING exhibition. This is likely to take the shape of a multi-sensory, music/song-writing, or spoken word project, and no experience is required.

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Linda Almond Volunteer of the Year Nominee Video

Linda Almond Volunteer of the Year Nominee Video

Linda Almond: Volunteer of the Year Nominee! We wanted to share the video about Linda,  our awesome Tennis Volunteer Co-Ordinator,  that was made for the London Sports Awards 2020.

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Coronavirus (Covid 19)  – How RNIB Services Can Help You!

Coronavirus: How can RNIB Services Help You

RNIB’s services are needed more than ever in these uncertain times. Our teams are working hard and we aim to increase our support for blind and partially sighted people over the coming weeks. access key information, Essential links and information on supermarkets

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LET’S ROCK IT Online Dance Sessions with Jean and Odette

LET’S ROCK IT Online Dance Sessions with Jean and Odette

Join the fun, stay well stay safe My husband and I will be leading some dance and exercise classes, streaming live on Facebook.   On Friday I will be leading the backed beans workout so make sure you have 2 tins ready to use as weights!

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