British Wireless for the Blind Fund

Provision of radios to people registered as blind and partially sighted

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To ensure that every blind person resident in the United Kingdom, over the age of eight can enjoy the companionship of a reliable radio.

Services provided:

Provides a range of equipment on a free permanent loan basis to registered blind people who are unable to buy their own.  For those who meet the criteria, this equipment is available on a free loan basis.  To qualify for a set on loan the person must be:

  • registered blind or partially sighted
  • over 8 years of age
  • resident in the UK
  • in receipt of a means tested benefit

Equipment includes:

  • Radios
  • Mono or stereo radio cassette recorders
  • CD radio cassette recorders
  • DAB Radio
  • Personal headphones
  • The equipment is maintained, repaired or replaced free of charge for as long as the listener needs them.


10 Albion Place
ME14 5DZ

Phone: 01622 754 757
Fax: 01622 751 725

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