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Bumblebee is here!

By Julie | 14th February 2019

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

The other King’s Speech

By Neil | 11th January 2018

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…

Simon Parsons & Krzysztof Osajda

Moto Serivces support Medway’s blind community

By Neil | 26th October 2017

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…

Waitrose Edinburgh

Community really does matter with Waitrose and British Wireless

By Neil | 25th October 2017

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…

Howay the lads as British Wireless and Newcastle United strengthen their partnership

By Neil | 3rd October 2017

Newcastle United fans with visual impairments will have match day brought to life after a generous donation by the British Wireless for the Blind Fund. While the club already offers a live match commentary service for blind and sight-impaired supporters in partnership with BWBF, the charity has now donated an additional ten DAB radios exclusively…

British Wireless has received a grant to help people with sight loss living in Glasgow.

By Neil | 3rd October 2017

Visually impaired people living in Glasgow will benefit thanks to a £500 grant received from The Gardner’s Trust for the Blind. Income from the trust is used to give educational and other grants, and pensions, to blind persons of all ages. The trust has also founded scholarships at various colleges, schools and institutions for the…

British Wireless receive grant form charitable trust

By Neil | 3rd October 2017

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…

WBA

British Wireless team up with Premier League legends West Bromwich Albion

By Neil | 3rd October 2017

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…

Video

By Neil | 15th August 2017

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

Norfolk blind community to benefit from grant

By Neil | 20th June 2017

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…