News

Read on to see what’s been happening at Dorset Blind Association and in the community!

Calling all book lovers!

The Royal Voluntary Service is running a free home library service across Dorset. The scheme operates from most libraries in Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole and involves volunteers bringing a selection of books, large print, DVDs, CDs and audio tapes to people in their homes on a regular basis. Royal Voluntary Service Books on Wheels operates by… Read more »

Big Give Christmas Challenge Pledges 2018

Can you help us take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2018? We need a pledge total of £3,750 to move onto the next stage. All we ask is a £100 pledge before the 31st August that does not need to be paid until January 2019! With your support of a pledge we hope to… Read more »

Volunteers Centenary Celebration and Queens Award

On Thursday 12th July 2018 we held our Volunteers Centenary Celebration and were awarded the Queens Award for Voluntary Service, recognising the loyalty and hard work of our volunteers. The event was held at Lulworth Castle to congratulate and thank all of our fantastic volunteers that have been doing amazing work for the charity and… Read more »

Success for Visually Impaired people in West Dorset!

An account from our Trustee Sam Cole talking about her inspirational fight to achieve Digital Display and Audible Announcement at bus stops across West Dorset. “It is so lovely to meet up with other groups in the county.  Our Social Eyes Weymouth meet roughly once a year with our equally young at heart mates in… Read more »

Welcome to the team!

We would like to introduce you to our new Community and Corporate Fundraiser, Gareth! No doubt you will meet him very soon on his travels around Dorset or at one of our fundraising events. Want to find out a bit more about him, click here. If you would like to find out more about our… Read more »

May E-Newsletter

We have had a very busy month here at DBA, hosting a huge variety of fundraising events around the county; from a music night in Bournemouth to our annual motor show at Lulworth Castle and our virtual race night in Weymouth to an Adele Tribute at The Sandford Pub! Take a read to find out… Read more »

Lulworth Castle Motor Show raises over £5000!

Thousands visited Lulworth Castle to support our annual Motor Show which took place on Sunday 13th May. This hugely successful and well attended event showcased over 160 cars in the motor display, welcomed over 2,000 general public visitors, raising an incredible £5,152.00! This prestigious event, now in its fourth year, was kindly sponsored by Humphries Kirk,… Read more »

Adele Tribute Night on 5/6/18

  Next Friday The Sandford Pub are holding an Adele Tribute night in aid of Dorset Blind Association. Expect a night full of music, lovely food and raising funds for visually impaired people across Dorset. Ticket & Two Course Meal – £25 Only 70 tickets available Standing ticket – £12 Only 50 tickets available To purchase tickets… Read more »