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 grant is maki

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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 peop

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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

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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 the GLFB help transform v

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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 ro

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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, which was fu

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