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Our newest Patron, Shaun Williamson

Shaun Williamson

"It is a great honour to be a new patron for the BWBF, who have been providing specially designed audio equipment to listeners suffering with sight loss since 1928 and I look forward to raising money and awareness for their cause in the future.

When I was at drama school (back in the middle ages!!) we took part in an exercise where we went out in pairs and took it in turns to try and negotiate the streets of London blindfolded. Even for that brief time and knowing that it was only temporary, it was a terrifying experience. Try it, you’ll see what I mean.

The least we can do is try and provide audible pleasures to the people who have been denied the use of optical ones"

Volunteer runs the extra mile

Andy

Our brilliant and very brave volunteer Andy is running the Paris Marathon to raise money for BWBF.

Andy, from Crewe has been volunteering with us a Radio Supporter for three years now. He travels around, installing our specially adapted radios for people with sight loss around Cheshire.

Andy will be running the gruelling 26 miles on 12th April and he has set up a Virgin Money giving page for people to sponsor him. Andy works for Barclays Bank and they have very kindly agreed to match, up to £1,000 any sponsorship money raised.

To see Andy’s sponsorship page, please click here.

BWBF Research Reports

Download the report on the telephone questionare conducted with set recipients (2014).

Download the report on the telephone questionare conducted with set recipients (2013).

Download the report on the attitude and opinions of blind and partially sighted people into the digital switchover.

Latest News : Huge thank you to the Sutton Coldfield and Erdington Lions

Huge thank you to the Sutton Coldfield and Erdington Lions

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LOOKING TO PURCHASE A RADIO?

BWBF Direct

Then head over to the brand new BWBF Direct website today!

We’ve built our new product website to help make it easier for you to decide which radio is best for your needs. Wether it’s the portable Concerto 2 with DAB/CD/Cassette/SD/USB or the funky new BoomBox Plus with USB/MP3 and FM radio, there’s loads of new and exciting products to choose from, for both the visually impaired and everyone else!

Digital Radio Switchover.

Click here to find out more about the Digital Radio Switchover and how it may affect you.