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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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Chu Man walking with a little assistance.

Thank you for helping Chu Man to walk

Val from SeeAbility, one of our member charities, contacted us recently to tell us about one of their recent success stories. We wanted to share it with you, as we think it is a touching example of how donations to...

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Guitar Lessons

Guitar lessons at Blind Independence Greenwich

**UPDATE: Please note, the GLFB no longer holds contact details for Danny Pickett** Recently I had the great pleasure of meeting Danny Pickett, a guitar teacher who works with Blind Independence Greenwich. He runs the classes in a lovely room...

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How does a blind person take photos?

A while back, when watching TV, you might have come across the Nokia advert featuring blind photographer Gary Waite. What you may not be aware of is that Gary first discovered photography on a course run by charity Photo Voice,...

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Eva of Wing Yip Wing and Andrew of the GLFB at cheque-presentation

Wing Yip Superstores donates £1000 to the GLFB

Wing Yip Superstore in Cricklewood have donated the proceeds from sales of their carrier bags to the Greater London Fund for the Blind....

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GLFB's public collectors at Liverpool Street station, London.

Geranium Day 2018 – Friday 20th April

We are delighted to announce details of GLFB’s public collection day for 2018. This year’s fundraiser is the biggest yet with three vision impairment charities joining us – BlindAid, Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC) and England and Wales Blind...

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2018 Marathon – A huge thanks to our runners and their sponsors

Team GLFB’s wonderful marathon runners have so far raised £6,909.59 in aid of the charity’s work. We are most grateful for the commitment shown by Adrian, Alex, Ben, Edith, Elliot, Khalil and Stewart. All seven runners completed the 26.2 mile...

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