Sight centre offers advice and help during day stop in town

The Northamptonshire Association for the Blind, brought its roadshow to Daventry, on Wednesday 18th April.'Pictured is Fred Cannon ( Mobile Sight Centre Officer ) demonstrating a talking clock, to partially sighted Conni Jones, with her friend June Vickers looking on.
The Northamptonshire Association for the Blind, brought its roadshow to Daventry, on Wednesday 18th April.'Pictured is Fred Cannon ( Mobile Sight Centre Officer ) demonstrating a talking clock, to partially sighted Conni Jones, with her friend June Vickers looking on.

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE Association for the Blind’s mobile sight centre visited Daventry yesterday (Wednesday) to offer support and information to visually impaired people and their friends and family.

The specially adapted bus parked up in New Street while the association’s information officer Fred Cannon welcomed visitors on board offering specialist advice, support and information on a wide range of topics relating to sight loss.

Mr Cannon also demonstrated some of the many specialist aids and equipment he carries on board designed to help overcome everyday problems, such as the talking clock.

The centre regularly stops at towns, supermarkets, medical centres, retirement villages and libraries within the county.

To find out when it will be in a location near you, or for more information, call the Northamptonshire Association for the Blind helpline on 01604 719193 or visit www.nab.org.uk.