Croydon talking newspaper
The Croydon Talking Newspaper is a weekly audio version of the Croydon Advertiser edited and read by Roger Bing. It is also accompanied by a local audio magazine read by a rota of presenters. The link will take you to a player that will allow you to listen to both parts.
Croydon Vision News April 2017
A word of thanks
by Jeff Page, chief executive
There are many components that make up an effective charity; hard-working staff, dedicated volunteers and the money to do the job required being among the most important.
You don’t need me to tell you that Croydon Vision benefits from excellent staff and volunteers who are always prepared to go the extra distance for the benefit of members. (more…)
Focus Group on Wednesday 5th April
Have Your Say!
The Croydon Vision Focus Group
We would like to inform you about a focus group session that will be taking place at Croydon Vision, on Wednesday 5th April at 2 PM, and should last around one and a half hours.
What is it?
This group session is an opportunity visually impaired people in Croydon to talk about their experience of sight loss, whether good or bad. It is an opportunity for you to voice your opinion on what is needed in your community, especially in the initial months after diagnosis. The group will be facilitated by Visionary staff member; Jen Eathorne, and overseen by Alex Pepper from Thomas Pocklington Trust. All comments aired at the group will remain anonymous. (more…)
MARK BRIGHT JOINS CAMPAIGN TO CUT NUMBERS OF CROYDON PEOPLE GOING BLIND
Mark Bright, the professional footballer and Crystal Palace star – now a TV football pundit – has joined the campaign to warn Croydon residents, especially those of African, Caribbean heritage, of the dangers of the eye disease glaucoma which; undetected and untreated can make people blind.
Mark’s face fronts thousands of leaflets that will be distributed in the borough, warning people that with glaucoma there are no symptoms so an eye test is vital. (more…)