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BWBF Offering Free, Specially Adapted Audio Equipment

By Steven Poole | 30th April 2021

British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) is a national sight loss charity, based in Kent. The charity offers free, specially adapted audio equipment to those living with sight loss. Its aim is to provide a lifeline for those who are unable to afford a specially adapted radio. See full Article

Ørsted’s Community Benefit Funds – Spring 2021 Newsletter

By Steven Poole | 23rd March 2021

Ørsted’s Community Benefit Funds have released their Spring 2021 Newsletter. The newsletter features a piece highlighting the work British Wireless for the Blind have been doing in Sefton with their Lifeline to the World project.

Charity extends project to provide DAB and FM radios for people with sight loss during pandemic

By Julie | 9th October 2020

The British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) will now extend its innovative BWBFConnect service for several more months to provide ongoing support for those who are continuing to shield at home for age or health reasons. BWBF provides specially adapted audio equipment such as DAB/FM radios free of charge to those with sight loss. It was forced to make…

Sight Loss Charity Announces Continued COVID-19 Support After Successful Radio Scheme During Pandemic

By Julie | 20th August 2020

The sight loss charity, British Wireless for the Blind Fund is heralding the success of its latest project after the innovative BWBFConnect service helped more than 600 vulnerable people with sight loss to maintain their independence and fight isolation during the height of the pandemic. The charity will now extend the program for several more…

Supermarket giant supports leading blind charity with life changing donation.

By Julie | 10th September 2019

Blind and visually impaired people living in Formby, Merseyside will soon benefit from the generosity of the local community through the Waitrose Community Matters token scheme. By placing a token in the Community Matters box at your local branch you’re helping your community. Since its launch in 2008, the scheme has donated over £30 million…

Invictus Active Supports BWBF

By Julie | 12th August 2019

BWBF is delighted to be listed on the website of Invictus Active who provide lifestyle solutions for people with limited mobility.    Invictus Active have a range of solutions that they hope will make a difference to your lifestyle – they call these ‘lifestyle solutions’. Using these you will be able to keep active and…

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BWBF adds Everyday Ethical to its bespoke streaming service

By Julie | 29th July 2019

British Wireless is pleased to announce that we can now offer the fantastic Everyday Ethical podcast via our BWBF streaming service. Created and presented by highly respected ethical lifestyle blogger Bethany Austin. Everyday ethical is a podcast about all the small ways that we can be more sustainable, without the pressure to be perfect. To…

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Future of UK radio to be decided in 2020

By Julie | 16th May 2019

Which? The consumer association recently published an article that included the government’s plans for a review of the radio industry.  The report will take in to account the full range of ways people listen to the radio, including analogue, DAB and online listening through apps and smart speakers. The outline of the review does not specifically…

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Welcome Souleyman

By Julie | 22nd March 2019

The running master is an apprentice! We are proud that Paralympic gold medallist and Team BWBF member Souleyman Bah will be appearing on this year’s BBC Apprentice televison programme . Souleyman is a 20 year old, up and coming athlete for the Great Britain Paralympic Team. He specialises in sprinting and his main events include…

We are on the air!

By Julie | 27th February 2019

We are proud to announce that for a second successive year will have a British Wireless ad on Heart Kent and Smooth Kent radio stations. This follows a successful campaign covering our 90th birthday in 2018. The new ad which focuses on beneficiary testimonies of how British Wireless has helped ease the isolation and loneliness…