Get some advice on sight loss

PEOPLE can come along and get some help and advice when the Northamptonshire Association for the Blind mobile information and resource unit visits Irthlingborough, Rushden and Raunds next week.

People can visit the unit to get specialist aids, equipment and information.

The service is for anyone with sight loss problems.

It is also for people who want to seek some assistance on behalf of one of their friends or relatives.

The association unit will be at the Nene Park Outpatients Clinic in Irthlingborough on Tuesday from 9.30am to midday.

It will be in High Street, Rushden, on Friday from 10am to 12.30pm and the unit will visit Raunds fete at Darsdale Home, Chelveston Road, on Saturday from 1.30pm to 4pm.

The association says every year about 350 people in Northamptonshire discover they have a serious visual impairment.

For more information or support call the association helpline on 01604 719193 or visit the website at