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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

NNAB volunteers certificate recipients

CHARITY’S ARMY OF VOLUNTEERS CELEBRATED AT RECEPTION

22nd Jul 2018

The contribution made by over 200 volunteers to Norfolk’s sight loss charity was celebrated at a party in Norwich –...

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Donna Minto of the NNAB receives a cheque from the cast of Sister Act

SISTER ACT AUDIENCES GET IN THE GIVING HABIT AND RAISE OVER £3000 FOR SIGHT LOSS CHARITY

10th Jun 2018

Norfolk’s sight loss charity has received a £3,000 boost, following the generosity of audiences attending performances of Sister Act at...

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Taverham Band 1

NORFOLK BAND WARMS UP FOR WINDSOR ENGAGEMENT WITH CHARITY SUMMER CONCERT AT DITCHINGHAM HALL

7th Jun 2018

A Norfolk brass band will be warming up for a prestigious engagement at Windsor Castle with an outdoor summer concert...

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The group of visually impaired people from Norfolk about to climb the O2 in London sm

NINE INTREPID VISUALLY-IMPAIRED NORFOLK PEOPLE CONQUER THE O2

4th Jun 2018

Nine intrepid visually-impaired people from Norfolk have taken on the challenge of climbing the O2 in London – clambering up...

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Bishops Garden Norwich

NORWICH’S ‘SECRET GARDEN’ OPENS TO SUPPORT THE NNAB

30th May 2018

Garden lovers will have a rare chance to explore Norwich’s ‘Secret Garden’ next month, when the stunning four acre garden...

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Miles Fagan left of Barclays Bank presents a cheque for the money raised on the charity quiz night to Jeremy Goss of the NNAB sm

BANK’S YARMOUTH QUIZ NIGHT BOOSTS SIGHT LOSS CHARITY’S COFFERS

29th May 2018

Barclays business customers and professional contacts raised over £1,000 for Norfolk’s sight loss charity at a quiz night organised by...

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Visually impaired golfer Robin Sizeland tees off to start the NNAB golf day

BUSINESSES URGED TO SECURE FINAL TEAM SLOTS AT POPULAR CHARITY GOLF DAY

28th May 2018

Golfing businesspeople are being invited to take part in one of the year’s most popular charity golf days, in aid...

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Pampering

VISUALLY-IMPAIRED OFFERED SPRINGTIME PAMPERING

24th Apr 2018

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

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Charles Bonnet Syndrome exhibition poster

INNOVATIVE EXHIBITION TO SHOWCASE VISIONS OF BLIND AND VISUALLY-IMPAIRED PEOPLE

9th Apr 2018

An innovative art exhibition in which seven local artists will represent the ‘hallucinations’ of visually-impaired and blind people suffering from...

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NNAB Dining In The Dark

‘DINING IN THE DARK’ EVENT OFFERS UNIQUE SENSORY EXPERIENCE

12th Mar 2018

A culinary event with a difference, offering a unique sensory experience, is coming to Norfolk this week with ‘Dining In...

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quiz

SPECIAL CHARITY QUIZ WILL CHALLENGE THE SENSES

23rd Feb 2018

A quiz with a difference which requires participants to use all of their senses is to take place next week...

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Members of the NNAB Thetford Audio Book Club discussing their latest title

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

22nd Feb 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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