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Galloway’s launches 2021 Morecambe Bay Walk fundraiser

Galloway's fundraisers take on the Morecambe Bay Walk in 2019 Sight loss charity Galloway’s is hoping to make up for lost time by launching its famous Morecambe Bay Walk. The charity will devote a weekend to the fundraiser, which will […]

4 months ago
Galloway’s aims to reduce sight loss in Preston’s Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities

Saima Ashraf Pic: Pendle Community Radio Awaz 103.1FM Sight loss charity Galloway’s is working to tackle the large number of people within Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities becoming visually impaired. Research from RNIB shows that Asian […]

6 months ago
Broadgate school pupils learn about sight loss thanks to charity Galloway’s

St Stephen's Year One and Two pupils with their collection boxes Youngsters at a Broadgate school were given a lesson in looking after their eyes and keeping their classrooms tidy during a visual awareness session. The pupils at St Stephen’s C […]

9 months ago
Preston streets set to be improved for visually impaired people

An empty Fishergate in Preston during the coronavirus pandemic Pic: Tony Worrall A new charter to improve access to Preston’s streets for visually impaired people is being trialled in the city. The Lancashire Street Charter for Preston City was approved by Lancashire […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘People think I am drunk’: Galloways volunteer tells of his experience living with nystagmus

Matt was diagnosed with Nystagmus from birth. When people notice Matt Bagot’s eyes moving quickly from side to side, they think he is drunk, but the 50-year-old has nystagmus. Nystagmus is a relatively unknown condition which causes […]

1 year ago
Sight loss charity Galloways throws down the gauntlet for The 2.6 Challenge

Charities have teamed up to create a fun challenge to take place on April 26 – the day of the cancelled London Marathon. Each year the marathon raises vital funds […]

1 year ago
James speaks of the impact of sight loss as he prepares to trek the Inca Trail for Galloways

A partially sighted man has spoken about the impact of losing his sight as he prepares to trek the Inca Trail to raise money for Galloways. James Coulton, the outdoor […]

1 year ago
London Marathon places available to raise funds for Galloway’s

Stuart Clayton running the London Marathon for Galloways A Preston based sight loss charity is offering runners a chance to take part in next year’s popular Virgin London Marathon. Local […]

3 years ago
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