Charity Cam Sight secures £210,000 to help people with low vision and blindness in Wisbech

More than £200,000 will be ploughed into support for people with low vision and blindness in Fenland – with three new services to be launched in Wisbech.

PUBLISHED: 15:15 09 January 2019

Clare Butler

Charity Cam Sight secures £210,000 to help people with low vision and blindness in Wisbech. Dawn Preston, Fenland support manager and Gill Howell, community support worker at the Wisbech Low Vision and Blindness Centre. Picture: CAM SIGHT

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source: Wisbech Standard

2019-01-09 17:39
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