September 25, 2021

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Victorious Festival 2021 Roundup

After far too long, live music has finally returned to the Southsea seafront. After 3 lockdowns and a whole lot of heartache, the Victorious Festival has come at the right time to bring some much needed joy to the great waterfront city. Even though Friday night headliners Madness got the ...
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Julie Flippence is one of our members who attends the gym on a regular basis

Back at the Gym

After six months of lockdown and restrictions we were allowed to go back to the gym but with more restrictions such as no more than six at any one time and social distancing needed to be put into place, we will be working on a rota basis to allow all ...
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Commercial Road Portsmouth


Today was the first day following the government ordering the majority of the UK's population to stay at home for at least three weeks, this is to help suppress the Coronavirus and save lives. Only key workers such as NHS staff, Healthcare Support Workers and people working in supermarkets which ...
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Portsmouth Fratton Park audio description

Fratton Park Audio Description Facility

Written by: Andrew Fletcher - partially sighted member and trustee of Losing My Sight UK. I'm a visually impaired photographer, I am blind in my right eye and can see about 6 feet with my left eye. My eye condition has been the same since birth. I enjoy taking photographs ...
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Seema and Savarn Lata’s Story

Seema is a visual awareness and disabilities consultant and is also supporting Target Ovarian Cancer, here's her story... I got in touch with Target Ovarian Cancer after my mum Savarn Lata passed away – I had to do something to raise money and raise awareness. Mum, who everyone knew by her middle name Lata, was a generous and kind person, ...
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Losing My Sight Charity Fun Day

By: Dave Taylor Despite having little to no vision, this does not stop a group of adventurous visually impaired and blind people from Portsmouth taking on challenges that some normal sighted people would not even think  about. Losing My Sight Charity obtained Lottery Funding earlier this year to embark on ...
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Virgin Australia Introduces Innovative Vision Impaired User Interface For In-Flight Entertainment

19 April 2017 Virgin Australia has become the first airline in the Asia Pacific and the second airline in the world to introduce an in-flight entertainment (IFE) user interface for passengers who are blind or have low vision. Designed to make the customer experience more accessible for vision impaired passengers, ...
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Come Fly with Me – More Adventures of Gunner, International Dog of Mystery.

Belgium, it’s not my favourite country. When we went to Brussels last year, they made us feel as welcome as a bacon sarnie at a bar mitzvah. No one actually refused us entry, but you could tell they didn’t want a handsome dog like me in the place, or perhaps ...
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Raising Funds For Parkinsons

Pat and Ian Absolom had an open garden to raise money for Parkinson's Ian has spent many months labouring over his garden which he adores. Pat and Ian charged £2.00 entry fee and raffled prizes to raise the money in total they managed to raised over £600.00 for a great ...
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I Want To Throw Myself Out Of A Plane

Caroline Noble is visually impaired and attends LMS Fit Club every week, Caroline enjoys the club and other projects that Losing My Sight Charity are involved in. When Caroline was fourteen she got run over by a car, since then she has had a fear of roads and rather throw ...
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