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Warwickshire Vision - Winter 2022

Stay connected with the latest news and updates through the Warwickshire Vision magazine. 

Warwickshire Vision includes the most recent advice and guidance from our rehabilitation team, information on the latest equipment, interviews, IT support and money-saving tips. 

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Martyn's 5 Million Steps

To help raise money for Warwickshire Vision Support's services, WVS trustee Martyn Parker has set himself an enduring challenge of walking a total of 5 million steps in 2022.

Martyn who is visually impaired, will have to walk an impressive average of 13,698 steps every single day without fail to complete his goal.

Martyn has been involved with Warwickshire Vision Support for over 30 years and would like your support to help him raise money. 

Click here to learn more and help support Martyn: https://localgiving.org/fundraising/Martyn-5Million-Step/

Warwick Walking Group

We're looking for new and friendly people to join us at our weekly walking groups!

Every first, third and fifth Tuesday of the month, we meet at 10:30am at St Nicholas Park in Warwick. Then every second and fourth Tuesday we meet at 10:30am at Jephson Gardens in Leamington.

We usually walk for up to an hour and will then sit as a group and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee. If you’re living in or around the Warwick or Leamington Spa area and enjoy being outside and meeting new people, come and join us!

We’re accepting people of all abilities, it doesn’t matter if you want to speedwalk your way through or just join us for a leisurely stroll.

Come and join the fun! Email us at enquiries@warwickshire.vision or call us on 01926 411331 to let us know you're coming

I'm Going Blind. This Is What I See

In the video from the New York Times, the filmmaker James Robinson introduces us to Yvonne Shortt, who is legally blind. But unlike the stereotype of the blind living in a lightless world, Ms. Shortt, like most other legally blind people, lives a nuanced existence between those who see well and those who can’t see a thing. In this short film, Mr. Robinson simulates what it’s like to be Ms. Shortt, navigating her world with progressively declining eyesight but also recognizing what she has gained even as she has lost something so precious.

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New Vacancy: Administration Officer

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Catching Up With Martyn

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Warwickshire Vision Support's New Logo

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Queen's Award Celebration

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Eyes Right

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Save Money with Pension Credits

If anyone is eligible and not currently receiving pension credit, it is worthwhile them checking and…
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A Conversation With A Rising Star: Georgie Morrell

Georgie Morrell Visually impaired comedian, writer and an award-nominated actor Georgie Morrell talks…
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Roy and Debbie’s Skydive

Roy and Debbie before their skydive On the 6th March, Roy and his daughter Debbie undertook the challenge…
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IT Articles

Envision App is now Free

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Mastercard Touch Cards

Mastercard has announced a new style of card that it is called a Touch Card. It has done this because…
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Basic Broadband

Basic broadband packages, also known as social tarrifs, are available to people who are in receipt of…
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