New Deal Project – Developing a New Deal through digital

8 November 2018
Source: RNIB, Vision UK, Visionary and Guide Dogs

    As a sector, we know that one of the biggest challenges facing blind and partially sighted people across the UK is their ability to access the right information, advice and support, at the right time. As organisations, we all too often hear people telling us that services are not consistently provided; that it’s very difficult to find out

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Visionary annual conference 2018 Tickets now available

11 July 2018
Source: Visionary

The event will be held at the Aston Conference Centre in Birmingham, on Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 October 2018. There will also be an informal networking evening on Tuesday 23 October 2018. The theme – Strong Together: a brighter future through partnership – recognises the potential that exists among Visionary members, as well as in the wider sight loss

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Visionary announce interim CEO appointment

21 December 2017
Source: Visionary

Fiona Sandford, currently CEO of Visibility in Scotland, will be taking on the role of interim CEO of Visionary when Alison Oliver goes on maternity leave in March 2018. The Visionary board members, the team and Alison are delighted to welcome Fiona to this position and look forward to her leadership over the coming year for the benefit of members

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Visionary Board and Staffing Updates

15 December 2016
Source: Visionary

Board Update    Visionary’s long standing Chair of the Board, Phil Longworth, announced at the recent AGM that he would be standing down as Chair at the Board meeting held on 7 December 2016. The organisation would like to thank Phil for his efforts over the years as Chair and look forward to his continued support as a Trustee. Graham

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Wiltshire Sight win national award for excellence in partnerships

3 November 2016
Source: Wiltshire Sight

                                The Visionary Conference 2016, held in October brought sight loss organisations from all over the country together to appreciate the hard work, dedication and achievements seen in the sector over the past 12 months. The winners of the 7th annual Visionary Awards were announced

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Visionary 2016 Awards

22 August 2016
Source: Visionary

We are delighted to announce the Visionary 2016 Awards. In its seventh year, the Visionary Awards aim to recognise and celebrate excellence in the leadership and management of local sight loss charities and in the quality of service offered, especially by small local charities.

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Visionary Conference Awards 2015

Visionary Award Winners

11 November 2015
Source: Visionary

This year the Awards were presented by the respective Chairs of Visionary, Philip Longworth, and VISION 2020 UK, Nigel Clarke and the winners were…. Innovation in Service Delivery – Scottish War Blinded The judges particularly liked the person centred approach in the Scottish War Blinded application and the contrast between a veteran starting his own business and someone in their

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