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Postcode Lottery Trust Awards Grant to the College

The Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) is delighted to announce it has been awarded a grant of almost £12,500 from the People’s Postcode Trust, a grant giving charity funded entirely by players of the People’s Postcode Lottery. A contingent from the People’s Postcode Trust came to visit RNC on Thursday (16 January) to… Read More »

Posted On
17 January 2020

Celebration of Achievement – Class of 2018-19

On Thursday, 19 December 2019, the Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) hosted its annual Celebration of Achievement awards. The event is attended by students, their families, RNC staff and governors along with some specially invited local dignitaries. The ceremony looks back at some of the best moments from the past year and provides… Read More »

Posted On
6 January 2020

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at The Royal National College for the Blind and thank you all for your support in 2019. The picture shows a winter scene designed by student, Nafeesa Lodhi. Nafeesa used layers of pastels to create the frosty night time silhouette, felt tip for the… Read More »

Posted On
22 December 2019

Being Guided to Success

Fadzie,19 from Plymouth, is planning for university, work and life as an independent young adult, all with her first guide dog, Terbie. Originally from Zimbabwe, Fadzie moved to the UK at the age of five with her mum and older brother and sister. School in the UK was going great and Fadzie was thriving. However,… Read More »

Posted On
17 December 2019

Hereford Library Service Launches Sensory Book Collection for Children

Inclusive Braille-adapted titles also included in collection Herefordshire Council’s Library Service has launched an inclusive sensory board book collection for children. Many children enjoy the interactivity of board books which they can explore with their hands. By feeling different textures and finding surprises under flaps or behind doors, reading becomes a multi-sensory experience. The Council’s… Read More »

Posted On
6 December 2019