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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

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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Snowdrops at Lexham Hall 1

RARE CHANCE TO SEE SPECTACULAR – AND PRIVATE – SNOWDROP DISPLAY

5th Feb 2018

One of Norfolk’s most spectacular – and private – snowdrop displays is to open to the public in aid of...

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Ellen Lincoln celebrates her 104th birthday with a glass of sherry sm

NORWICH 104-YEAR-OLD ATTRIBUTES LONG LIFE TO HARD WORK AND SHERRY

18th Jan 2018

A Norwich woman who has celebrated her 104th birthday has attributed her long life to ‘hard work, and a glass...

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Gina Dormer of the NNAB left receives a cheque for 1000 from Rachel Chiarotti of Fosters Solicitors

SOLICITORS SHOW A WILL TO HELP COUNTY’S VISUALLY-IMPAIRED PEOPLE

4th Jan 2018

An East Anglian legal firm’s Charity Wills Month has resulted in Norfolk’s sight loss charity receiving a cheque for £1,000...

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A visually impaired youngster meets Santa

EAR-SPLITTING PARTY GETS CHRISTMAS OFF TO A NOISY START FOR VISUALLY-IMPAIRED YOUNGSTERS

21st Dec 2017

Twenty-eight blind and visually-impaired youngsters from all over Norfolk and their families enjoyed a noisy start to Christmas when their...

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Guy Gowing crosses the line afer completing the New York marathon 1

NORWICH MAN’S DEBUT MARATHON RAISES OVER £7,500

6th Dec 2017

A Norwich property professional and charity trustee has raised over £5,500 for Norfolk’s sight loss charity, and £2,000 for a...

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WORK STARTS ON NEW SENSORY GARDEN FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLE IN NORWICH

29th Nov 2017

Work has started on a special sensory garden for visually-impaired people at the Norwich headquarters Norfolk’s sight loss charity.

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Pamper evening 2016

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

19th Nov 2017

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

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