National Lottery Community Fund grant set to benefit over 500 blind children in England and Wales

19 March 2019
Source: RSBC

  National charity The Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC) has received more than  £650,000 from The National Lottery Community Fund (formerly Big Lottery Fund) to extend its Family Support Service. There are over 35,000 blind and partially sighted children and young people aged 0-25 living in England and Wales (ONS 2016). This funding, from the largest community funder in

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Vicky McDermott stands down as GOC Chief Executive and Registrar

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7 February 2019
Source: General Optical Council

The General Optical Council (GOC) has today announced that its Chief Executive and Registrar, Vicky McDermott, has stood down to spend more time with her family following the birth of her daughter. Vicky said, “I have enjoyed my time at the GOC and I am confident that there are great things to come for the organisation. I am looking forward

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