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Norfolk blind community to benefit from grant

Visually impaired people living in the Norfolk area will benefit from new radios thanks to a grant British Wireless has received.

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Blind football fans to benefit from accessible live stream

Newcastle United has become the first football club to launch an audio live stream which is accessible for visually impaired people.

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Campaign to issue more radios launched in eight areas

British Wireless has this week launched a campaign to increase the amount of radios it distributes in eight areas across the UK.

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Blind society teams up with BWBF to help Wigan visually impaired

A Manchester-based blind society has teamed up British Wireless to support more visually impaired people in Wigan.

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Visually impaired people in Blackpool to benefit from free radios

British Wireless will be able to support more people in Blackpool thanks to a grant it has received from a trust.

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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.

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The letter with the Roberts R505, issued in 1974

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Trust donation will support Scotland’s visually impaired

Visually impaired people in Scotland will benefit thanks to a grant British Wireless has received.

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