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Galloway’s Society for the Blind welcomes new CEO

A new CEO has been appointed to Galloway’s Society for the Blind. Iain Pearson’s appointment comes at a crucial milestone for the charity’s history, as it embarks on a new […]

2 months ago
Hula hooping Santas dash through Penwortham to raise £1,500 for Galloway’s

The annual Galloway’s Santa Dash this year saw hula hooping runners raise over £1,500 for the blind and partially sighted. Amongst the line-up were members of Up Fit Hoop Troop, […]

5 months ago
Preston sight loss charity awarded ‘generous’ two-year grant by West Lancashire Freemasons

The West Lancashire Freemasons have awarded a £57,310 grant to Preston sight loss charity Galloway’s. The charity used the funding to reduce social isolation amongst visually impaired residents, with a […]

8 months ago
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 […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
‘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 […]

2 years ago
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