Latest news from the fund Blind Glasgow residents to benefit thanks to grant Blind and partially sighted people in Glasgow will benefit from free radios thanks to a grant BWBF has received.Read the story. Letter from Dame Vera Lynn discovered as singer celebrates 100th birthday A letter written by Dame Vera Lynn in response to a fundraising appeal she did for British Wireless has been discovered as the singer celebrates her 100th birthday.Read the story. We’re celebrating International Women’s Day Today is International Women’s Day – an annual event to celebrate the achievements of women all around the globe. We’re marking it by looking at some of our wonderful female recipients, supporters and our CEO, who has led the charity for more than 30 years.Read the story. It’s World Book Day! World Book Day is an annual celebration of authors, books, illustrators and reading so we’re looking at how important audio books are to someone who is visually impaired.Read the story. BWBF joins forces with another charity to help North Yorkshire blind British Wireless has teamed up with another sight loss organisation to support more visually impaired people in Scarborough, Whitby and Filey.Read the story. Trust donation will support Scotland’s visually impaired Visually impaired people in Scotland will benefit thanks to a grant British Wireless has received.Read the story. Radio listening figures rise in last quarter of 2016 Figures released today show the number of people tuning into their radios every week increased during the last quarter of 2016.Read the story. Successful 2016 Christmas appeal has now closed We have now closed our Christmas appeal for 2016 – and it’s been one of the most successful ones to date.Read the story. A piece of BWBF history On this day in 1965, the state funeral of Sir Winston Churchill took place – so we’re looking back at our history and our links with the former British Prime Minister.Read the story. Schoolgirl and mum have locks chopped to support British Wireless A kind-hearted schoolgirl and her mum have had their hair cut to raise money for British Wireless and support another cause. Read the story. Car crash survivor talks about how his radio has helped him A British Wireless recipient who lost his sight after being in a car accident has spoken about the comfort his radio brings.Read the story. View all news stories You can view a full news list and read our older news stories on our full news pages.View full news pages.