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A smiling man features on the cover of Spring 2019’s edition of Insight.

Spring 2019 newsletter- now online!

The latest edition of our supporter newsletter, Insight, is now available to read online. Please click here to read it....

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Robin (right) and his wife Lindsey

Robin Davies – Why I am running for GLFB

GLFB is immensely proud to have a handful of plucky runners taking part in the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon in support of our work....

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Luxury soap through social enterprise: Greater London Fund for the Blind visit CLARITY.

As the longest-serving member organisation of the Greater London Fund for the Blind (GLFB), CLARITY is one of the UK’s first social enterprises and has been training and supporting disabled people to access meaningful employment since 1854. ...

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Ashleigh’s story

Ashleigh began accessing specialist music tuition, supported by The Amber Trust after they received a grant from the Greater London Fund for the Blind. Ashleigh (aged 15) has been blind since birth, is on the autistic spectrum and has hearing d...

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Photo of Team GLFB's Dean competing in the London Marathon in support of the charity's work

Virgin Money London Marathon 2019: Team GLFB

Please note - places for the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon are now closed but you can register your interest for 2020 places by contacting [email protected]   Register your interest We have a number of places available for the 2019...

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GLFB Fundraisers

We are looking for talented and passionate people to join our growing team.

We are looking for talented and passionate people to join our growing team. If you have the right skills, along with the belief that every blind or partially sighted Londoner should be able to lead their life to the full, please...

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Building confidence through IT training.

Supporter Newsletter Autumn 2018

The latest edition of your supporter newsletter, Insight, is now available. To view and download the newsletter, please click here. The newsletter is our (small) way to say ‘thank you’ to our supporters for helping fund vital services for blind and partially...

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Talking News Islington - live recording session funded by the GLFB

Bringing the news to life

This year Talking Newspapers Islington (TNI) received a grant from the Greater London Fund for the Blind to help fund their mission to bring news to life. We sent Andy Naylor, our volunteer journalist, along to see the difference the...

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Opening up a world of new opportunities and independence

Advances in adaptive computer technology including speech software and the internet have opened a whole new world for visually impaired people, allowing them to have equal access to e-mail contact, Internet shopping and information as sighted people. Thanks to your...

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Help is at hand for visually impaired children

Getting the best education for your visually impaired child

Depending on where you live in London, the level of services available to your visually impaired child can vary massively. Imagine yourself as a parent confronted by an educational system that sometimes finds difficulty in going that extra few yards...

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