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SVI Management Committee
SVI Management Committee

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SVI is managed and run by blind and visually impaired (VI) people. We give information and support to anyone in Sandwell with an interest in visual impairment. Our services enable VI people to be as independent as possible and help overcome the challenges of sight loss. We make sure that the needs and concerns of VI people in Sandwell are embedded in local service planning and delivery.

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Krupa and Kiran Stir Fry Vegetables and Stir Fry Noodles

The SVI Cooking for beginners has taken a break over the later summer months but will be back by popular demand sometime in late Autumn. In the meantime the sixth/seventh helping of our informative Indian cookery class was an Indo-Chinese dish, because as you know what they say variety is the spice …

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SVI seeks your views on emergency evacuation plans

SVI is working in partnership with SCIPS (Sandwell Community Information and Participation Service) to seek the views of the blind and visually impaired community around evacuation plans from high-rise buildings. This is part of a government consultation, following on from the Grenfell public …

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Seeing in Isolation Events in June and July

Seeing in Isolation: In Conversation with Blind & Visually Impaired International Photographers on Wednesday 30 June 2021, 6 to 8pm Do you need to have sight to take photographs? This question will be explored at this event that brings together blind and visually impaired international …

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