Sight loss service to offer support

Charity: The bus on a previous visit
Charity: The bus on a previous visit
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Action for Blind People’s pioneering mobile Sight Loss Information Service packed with the latest aids, equipment and specialist advice for blind and partially sighted people will be visiting Leyland next week.

The mobile Sight Loss Information Service, run by national charity Action for Blind People, will open its doors to people interested in or affected by visual impairment.

Staffed by a friendly and knowledgeable team, the mobile carries the latest technology and gadgets to improve daily life.

From vibrating bank note detectors to talking microwaves and tin lids, staff on the unit offer impartial, practical advice and support.

Neal Atkinson, from Action for Blind People’s Sight Loss Information Service, said: “Everybody is welcome to come along to visit us on the mobile.

“Whether you are visually impaired or know somebody who may be having problems with their sight, please pay us a visit and pick up information or ask us questions.

“Visitors can try out a wide range of daily living aids or the latest computer and magnification technology.”

The mobile will on the Tesco Extra car park on Towngate on Wednesday, February 26, between 10am and 4pm.