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Two new ways to access your local Talking Newspaper

By Milton | 11th November 2021

British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) and The Talking News Federation (TNF) have joined forces to make it even easier for blind and partially sighted people to listen to their local Talking Newspapers. BWBF and TNF have launched a new mobile application, and a new skill for the Amazon Echo, so users can access…

Christmas Tree Festival

By Milton | 26th October 2021

We have already started planning for Christmas….. To commence the celebrations for the 900th anniversary of St Peter’s a Christmas Tree Festival will be held from the 7th to 11th of December. 25 trees decorated by many local and national charities will be displayed in the church at, St Peter’s Church, Buckland Rd, Maidstone, ME16…

British Wireless for the Blind Fund win funding to help beneficiaries in North West England.

By Milton | 18th October 2021

British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) has confirmed it has won a grant award for its Lifeline to the World – North West England project. This has been made possible by the generosity of Ørsted and organised through Grantscape. The project is to recruit and train volunteers to assist with providing free specially adapted…

Concerto 2 News

By Steven Poole | 13th August 2021

As we begin to emerge from the lockdown of the past 16 months, we have some very important news about the popular Concerto 2 model. Our stock is now running very low, and while we are doing all we can behind the scenes to resolve the situation,  it does mean that unfortunately from September 1st 2021…

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…