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Chester Lions Club donates £15,283 to Vision Support

CHESTER Lions Club will help open a new centre for the blind and partially sighted in the city.

The club’s 11 Gold Bond runners in the London Marathon 2011 raised £15,283 for a new Vision Support centre which will enable people with sight loss to achieve greater independence and improve their quality of life.

Services at the new centre will include: equipment designed to help with daily living tasks; access to computers with speech and magnification software; an advice service and drop-in centre; a base for interest groups and a Braille teaching service.

To submit ideas for the new centre please email [email protected] or call 01244 381515.