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Helping hands for New Centre Volunteers in Action – Thank you! -   On Saturday 30th September, Jason organised a group of volunteers to come to the new centre and clear out the furniture to different rooms. The group of volunteers worked extremely hard to move furniture. They gave up their Saturday afternoon to help and did an absolutely amazing job. Thank you to all that helped. … Continue reading Volunteers in Action – Thank you!
RP Fighting Blindness Information Day – 20th July - Friday 20th July 10:00am till 4:00pm RP Fighting Blindness would like to invite you to an Information Day focusing on Inherited Retinal Dystrophies (IRDs) and syndromes, including Retinitis Pigmentosa and Usher syndrome. The event will include presentations from the following: • Mr Martin McKibben, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Leeds Teaching Hospital • Mr Raj Mukherjee, Consultant Ophthalmologist … Continue reading RP Fighting Blindness Information Day – 20th July
Ayla Fitness – Class Cancelled This Friday - Due work being carried out at The Centre, this weeks class has been cancelled. The Society is having a brand new top of the range loop system fitted. The class will resume as normal next Friday 29th June, 2:30 till 3:30. see you all then, Ayla
Amazon Smile 🙂 - You shop. Amazon gives. Amazon donates 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligible purchases to the charitable organisation of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support a charitable organisation of your choice by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.co.uk. Your … Continue reading Amazon Smile 🙂
Easy Fundraising – Shopping - Please help support Leeds Society for Deaf and Blind  by shopping online. Use easyfundraising to shop with over 3,300 retailers including Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com, eBay, Boden, and M&S. Every time you shop, you’ll raise a free donation for Leeds Society for Deaf and Blind  every time, it’s that easy! Find out more: … Continue reading Easy Fundraising – Shopping
Summer Fair! - The Leeds Society for Deaf and Blind People are very excited to be hosting a Summer Fair! When: Saturday 14th July, 12:00pm – 4:00pm Where: The Centre, St Mary’s Street, Leeds, LS9 7DP Everyone welcome! Please share this poster far and wide!  
Ayla Fitness @ The Centre - The Centre is very excited to announce that we are partnering with Ayla Pariyar to run fitness classes that are accessible for Deaf people! Ayla is a personal trainer, has a Level 3 BSL qualification and has previously worked within the Edinburgh Deaf community. All ages and fitness levels are welcome come along every Friday! … Continue reading Ayla Fitness @ The Centre
Signs of My Times - Leeds Society for Deaf and Blind People hosted the launch of Martin Smith’s new book on Saturday 12th May. ‘Signs of my Times’ This is the story of LSDBP over the last sixty years, the communities who make it and the social and cultural changes the society has gone through. In 1957, Martin started work … Continue reading Signs of My Times
Apple Workshops at Trinity - The Apple Store in Trinity Leeds are running workshops on Thursday 17th May that are tailored for people with vision or hearing loss. 11am: Basics: iPad and iPhone with Vision Loss 12pm: VoiceOver for iPad and iPhone 2pm: Basics: Using Mac with Hearing Loss 4pm: Basics: Using iPad and iPhone with Hearing Loss Each workshop … Continue reading Apple Workshops at Trinity
Friendship Cafe - The first Friendship Cafe will be open for Deaf people and Blind people this Sunday 6th May between 2pm and 4pm. come down and have a chat and laugh with some familiar faces…..and some new ones. we look forward to seeing you all there.  
RNIB Employment Day - Venue: Leeds Civic Hall Calverley Street Leeds LS1 1UR Date: Friday 1st June 2018 Time: 10:00 – 4:00 Collaborating with Blind In Business we are bringing you a day of handy hints and tips and invaluable networking, to help you in your pursuit of employment. The day will provide information on the access to work … Continue reading RNIB Employment Day