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A group of SVI members, staff and volunteers at the Active 60 Easter Party in Dartmouth Central Club.
SVI members, staff and volunteers at the Active 60 Easter Party

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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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Sandwell Talking News 15 June 2024

Use the British Wireless for the Blind web player (opens in a new window) Listen on Alexa (Find out how to listen on Alexa) Listen on the Talking Newspaper App (Find out about the Talking Newspaper app provided by the British Wireless For The Blind) Listen on your phone - call 0121 699 6696. …

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SVI offices temporarily closed from 20 June

Due to circumstances outside our control SVI's offices will be closed from 20 June 2024 for approximately one month. This is part of the Town Hall renovation project. Our windows are being refurbished and we have to move out. The SVI Team will be working as normal in the community and from home. …

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Brum Rocks hits SVI

It started off as a usual Wednesday afternoon but the air was full of anticipation of beautiful music. Members of SVI were gathered for a session with Rod and Jim from Brum Rocks. This project has been set up to bring together people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy music workshops. These …

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