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By Neil | 15th August 2017

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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…

Second round of Reaching Out campaign launched

By Neil | 9th June 2017

British Wireless has launched the second phase of its Reaching Out campaign to help blind people living in another eight areas of the UK. The campaign is designed to help us make contact with the hundreds of visually impaired people we know could be benefiting from our service. This week (June 5th) we have launched…

Volunteers needed to help visually impaired in central England

By Neil | 1st June 2017

British Wireless is looking to recruit some new volunteers to help the visually impaired people it supports in Birmingham, Staffordshire, Leeds and Manchester. New volunteers are needed to help British Wireless support the visually impaired community in central England. Our vacancy for an exhibition volunteer is an ideal opportunity for an events or hospitality student.…

Grant to support visually impaired in Manchester

By Neil | 26th May 2017

British Wireless has received a donation to support the blind and partially sighted community in Greater Manchester. The £3,000 grant has come from the Zochonis Charitable Trust. It will be used to provide 16 of our most popular radio, the Concerto 2, to people with sight loss living in the Greater Manchester area. This is…

General Manager Ian Kerrington hands over a cheque

Motorists raise funds to support visually impaired in Tamworth

By Neil | 19th May 2017

British Wireless has received a grant to support blind and partially sighted people in Tamworth thanks to service station customers. General Manager Ian Kerrington hands over a cheque The donation means we will be able to support more people with sight loss in Tamworth. It has come from the Moto service station at junction 10…

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Latest figures show a year on year rise in radio listening figures

By Neil | 18th May 2017

Official figures released today show a rise in the number of people listening to the radio compared to this time last year. RAJAR, the official body in charge of measuring radio audiences, has released its first lot of data for 2017. The figures, which cover the period from January 2nd to April 2nd this year,…

Donation of £10,000 will help visually impaired across the UK

By Neil | 12th May 2017

British Wireless has received a grant of £10,000 which will support blind and partially sighted people right across the country. A grant received by British Wireless will help hundreds of visually impaired people across the UK. The Portmore Charitable Trust has donated £10,000 towards the work of our charity. As the money is not ring-fenced…

Hastings blind people to benefit thanks to charity grant

By Neil | 4th May 2017

British Wireless has received a donation which will benefit people with sight loss who live in Hastings. Visually impaired people living in Hastings will benefit thanks to a grant received by a national charity. British Wireless has recently been supported by the Magdalen and Lasher Charity. The organisation was founded in the thirteenth century and has…

Blind football fans to benefit from accessible live stream

By Neil | 12th April 2017

Newcastle United has become the first football club to launch an audio live stream which is accessible for visually impaired people. Sonata Plus+ British Wireless is delighted to announce the launch of a free, accessible live Newcastle United commentary feed on its streamed service. Our Technology Assistant Dave Beard has been hoping to secure it…