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As a Charity we rely on donations and fundraising to continue our support for people living with sight loss.  If you would like to make a donation to help us please click the 'donate' button below, which will take you to our paypal donation page.  Thank you.
Bury Society for Blind & Partially Sighted People is a charitable organisation that provides a variety of services which aim to enhance the quality of life for all visually impaired people within the Metropolitan Borough of Bury.
Welcome to the website of Bury Society for Blind and Partially Sighted People. We are a local charity offering equipment, information and support to visually impaired people in the Metropolitan Borough of Bury. This website gives an overview of what we offer at our Sight Loss Centre as well as up-to-date news and features.
If you have any questions that are not answered by this website please Contact Us or pop in to the Centre. See the map of our Bury Town Centre location.

Coming up

  • Healthy Living Group - Thursday 23rd March from 10.30am: Back by popular demand after their first session, Shelley Caulfield from the Bury Live Well Team will be talking about the importance of engaging in activity.  Including demonstrations of some simple chair-based exercises we can all do.
  • Bury Blind Society Bowling Tournament - Tuesday 28th March from 5.00pm: Try your hand at bowling wearing simulation specs and experience the challenge of being visually impaired.  Details on our News & Events page

  • Open Mic Night at The Swan, Tottington Road - Friday 19th May from 7pm. Acts start from 8pm: The Swan serves some lovely food in their restaurant area so you can treat yourself to a meal too!  Fills up quickly so please ensure you book.

Tesco Blue Tokens Scheme

Vote for Bury Blind Society on the Tesco Blue Tokens scheme at the following stores:
Tesco Superstores - Bury & Prestwich
Tesco Express - Bolton Road, Brandlesholme Road, Tottington Road & Bury Old Road, Prestwich
Voting ends Friday 31st March
To help local people in the Borough living with sight loss

Centre Update

The Centre is now fully operational and, apart from Monday afternoons, Tuesdays and Fridays, you are welcome to drop in any time for a cuppa between 10.00am and 4.00pm.  There will always be a volunteer to 'Meet and Greet' you during these periods.  Other times, the Centre is open for booked sessions.

Regular Social Activities

For a list of our regular social activities you can follow the link here. Regular Social Activities

Latest Newsletter - Links Below

VI Link Issue 35 - March 2023 (Word)
VI Link Issue 35 - March 2023 (PDF)

100 Club Winners - March 2023

Congratulations to the winners of our March 100 Club.
  • 1st   No. 141   £118.50
  • 2nd  No. 183   £59.25
  • 3rd   No. 293   £19.75