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Norfolk & Norwich Association for the Blind

Client since 2015

The Norfolk and Norwich Association for the Blind (The NNAB) is one of Norfolk's oldest charities and the fifth oldest Association for the visually impaired and blind in the United Kingdom.

Its mission is to help Norfolk's 20,000 people with poor sight remain independent and confident.  Sight loss affects all age groups and the Association supports everyone from new born to those over 100 years of age.   Last year its community workers made nearly 7,000 separate visits to individuals in their homes and there were over 6,000 visitors to the five equipment centres in Norwich, King's Lynn, Great Yarmouth, Cromer, Watton and our Mobile Centre.

In Norwich it has a residential home for 37 residents and 20 sheltered flats as well as a volunteer presence in all four hospital eye clinics in the County.  It has a busy sports and leisure programme and over 200 active volunteers give generously of their time to deliver these essential aspects of the charity.  The Bradbury Activity Centre, located in Norwich, acts as a hub for all that the Association does for Norfolk's visually impaired and blind - whatever the age and wherever they are in the County.

The Association receives no state funding of any sort instead relying entirely on legacies and donations.

 

Client News

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BANKERS GIVE £1452 BOOST TO SIGHT LOSS CHARITY AFTER THREE MONTH FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

10th Feb 2019

Norfolk’s sight loss charity has been given a £1452 boost following the generosity of staff working in NatWest’s mortgage operations...

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NORFOLK WOMAN WHO IS LOSING HER SIGHT REINVENTS HERSELF AS YOGA TEACHER FOR VISUALLY-IMPAIRED PEOPLE

8th Feb 2019

A Norfolk businesswoman is refusing to let the fact that she is losing her sight defeat her – and is...

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GIN FANS OFFERED EVENING OF COCKTAILS, ALL IN AID OF NORFOLK CHARITY

4th Feb 2019

Gin lovers have the chance to enjoy a variety of gin-based cocktails at a fun and informative evening all in...

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THETFORD AUDIO BOOK CLUB FOR VISUALLY-IMPAIRED PEOPLE SEEKING NEW MEMBERS

21st Dec 2018

Visually-impaired people in and around Thetford are being urged not to miss out on the joy of books – by...

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NORWICH FIRM MARKS 20 YEARS WITH DIY SOS STYLE PROJECT FOR NORFOLK CHARITY

19th Dec 2018

A Norwich property maintenance firm has celebrated its 20th birthday by undertaking a DIY SOS style project for Norfolk’s sight...

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FOODIE QUIZZERS RAISE £4,000 FOR NORFOLK’S SIGHT LOSS CHARITY

29th Nov 2018

A foodie quiz night held in Norwich has given a huge boost to Norfolk’s sight loss charity, after organisers of...

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SIGHT LOSS CHARITY GIVEN £653 FROM NORTH NORFOLK ROUND TABLERS

21st Nov 2018

Norfolk’s sight loss charity has been given a £653 boost following the generosity of members of a north Norfolk branch...

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NNAB Pamper Evening 23rd November 2018

VISUALLY-IMPAIRED OFFERED SOME PRE-CHRISTMAS PAMPERING AT ANNUAL EVENT

19th Nov 2018

Visually-impaired people have the chance to indulge in a spot of pre-Christmas pampering this week, as the Norfolk & Norwich...

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212TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF NORFOLK’S SIGHT LOSS CHARITY HEARS OF CHALLENGING YEAR

15th Oct 2018

The 212th annual meeting of one of Norfolk’s oldest charities has heard how the past 12 months has been one...

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NORFOLK’S SIGHT LOSS CHARITY TO HOLD 212TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

8th Oct 2018

Norfolk’s sight loss charity is to hold its 212th Annual General Meeting this week – and visually-impaired people, supporters and...

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VISUALLY-IMPAIRED CARE HOME RESIDENTS GET THE CHANCE TO ‘FEEL THE HIGH SHERIFF’ TO GET SENSE OF TRADITIONAL REGALIA

7th Oct 2018

Residents at Norwich’s care home for visually-impaired people had the opportunity to get up close and personal with one of...

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GOLF DAY RAISES £4,000 FOR SIGHT LOSS CHARITY

18th Sep 2018

Teams from businesses across Norfolk helped to raise £4,000 for Norfolk’s sight loss local charity at a golf day.  Around...

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