News

Bumblebee is here!

Bumblebee v2

Bringing all of the amazing content from our exclusive streaming service into one portable smart device. The development of Bumblebee continues and we are constantly updating all aspects of the service to bring the visually impaired community the best in internet audio content. Click here for more information or email info@blind.org.uk

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The other King’s Speech

Whilst going through our archives to celebrate our 90th birthday we found this amazing piece of national history. We are truly honoured to have a presentation box containing the original 78rpm His Masters Voice recording of The First Empire Broadcast Message by His Majesty King George V form Christmas Day 1932. The blue gatefold box…

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Moto Serivces support Medway’s blind community

Simon Parsons & Krzysztof Osajda

The UK’s leader in motorway service areas have shown their support for the local visually impaired community. Moto motorway services that straddles the M2 motorway in Kent has very generously donated over £2000 to British Wireless for the Blind Fund. The donation will allow BWBF to supply ten new Bumblebee tablets to local visually impaired…

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Community really does matter with Waitrose and British Wireless

Waitrose Edinburgh

British Wireless has received a £382 donation thanks to the Community matter scheme. Who knew that a little plastic disc that you receive at the end of your shop could make such a difference in peoples lives. Well that is exactly what will happen when you visit Waitrose, Edinburgh. At the end of your shop…

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British Wireless receive grant form charitable trust

A grant from a Merseyside trust will help British Wireless reach more people. British Wireless has received a £540 donation from the Tillotson Bradbery Charitable Trust. The trust provides services for Children, young people, elderly, other charities or voluntary bodies and people with. Regional Development manager Steven Poole commented: “We can’t thank the Tillotson Bradbery…

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British Wireless team up with Premier League legends West Bromwich Albion

WBA

From September 30th WBA Radio match commentary will be available through our streaming service on both Sonata and Bumblebee devices. The news comes ahead of West Brom’s inaugural Diversity Day at The Hawthorns – with the game against Watford dedicated to celebrating the Club’s equality and inclusiveness. The Baggies are only the second Premier League…

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Video

Video media page containing British Wireless for the Blind Fund product videos, recipient stories, general charity information, how to guides, Bumblebee videos

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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. Visually impaired people living in Norfolk will benefit thanks to a grant received by British Wireless. We have recently been supported by the Paul Bassham Charitable Trust, which has donated £1,158 to help people…

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