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

Virtual Befriending Services

Our CEO Jonathan Holyhead recently spoke to Radio Solent about our virtual befriending services and the great work our volunteers and members are doing to support each other. Listen to… Read more »

Community Support Updates

What have our very own Fab Four been up to? A recent survey by one of our sister charities showed that of almost 1,000 blind and visually impaired people only… Read more »


Freddie is doing his Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award this year and as part of that, has ridden his bike more than 300km throughout the summer holidays to raise funds… Read more »

TV Licence Changes

From 1 August 2020, the concessions scheme for over 75’s is changing. If you or someone you live with is blind (severely sight impaired), regardless of their age, you could… Read more »

Back Open and Busy, Busy, Busy!

All four of our charity shops are now back open and have been extremely busy in the first few days, especially at Southbourne and Lower Parkstone. A huge “thank you”… Read more »

Follow Freddies Progress

Freddie is doing his Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award this year and as part of that, is riding his bike throughout the summer holidays.  He wants to see how far… Read more »

Donation Pickups

A huge thank you to all the kind and generous people who have offered donations for our charity shops ahead of them re-opening on 3rd July. We have received so many… Read more »


Legacies can be a hard source of funding to work into conversation for any charity as they only come about following someone’s death. So, you see, not exactly a topic… Read more »

Where’s The Interpreter?

Information shared around the coronavirus pandemic, and particularly the current government guidelines, should really be the most important information shared at this time. However, a lot of safety-critical instruction and… Read more »

Pop In A £

Admittedly, we’re still a little bit away from shopping and socialising getting back to something approaching normal again but we’re keen to get our POP IN A £ campaign out… Read more »