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  1. July meeting has special guest from Lowestoft’s Lifeboats

    by Shaun McGarry, Vice Chairman on 9th July 2014 3:23 pm
    Sections: Events,Meetings,News,Speakers
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    On Monday 28th of July 2014, we have a special guest speaker from Lowestoft Lifeboats to come and talk about their organisation and what the world of rescue on the seas is like. Plus also we will have more updates from campaigns in progress in the national news at the moment like for example street [...]


  2. Special Bowls match with the Ladies!

    by Shaun McGarry, Vice Chairman on 13th September 2013 4:06 pm
    Sections: Lawn Bowls
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    Today, 13th September 2013, the players of our Gorleston Blind and Partially Sighted bowling club, bravely fought against the “Professional” and fully Sighted Ladies bowlers! There were 3 individual matches, each with 8 players in each, made up of 4 players in a team. We, the Visually Impaired bowlers could only muster 2 players in [...]


  3. Stem Cell Eye Cells Tested in Mice

    by Shaun McGarry, Vice Chairman on 24th July 2013 12:28 pm
    Sections: Health,Medical,News,Research,Science,Technology
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    = = = MIT Technology Review = = = Stem Cell Eye Cells Tested in Mice by Susan Young July 22, 2013 http://www.technologyreview.com/view/517376/stem-cell-eye-cells-tested-in-mice Scientists in the UK have produced rod-like photoreceptors from embryonic stem cells, and successfully transplanted them into the retinas of mice. The work suggests that embryonic stem cells could perhaps one day [...]


  4. Issue 30 — the NEWS — July 2013

    by Shaun McGarry, Vice Chairman on 18th July 2013 10:19 pm
    Sections: Newsletters
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    Next Meeting is on Monday 29th July 2013, at the Wherry Way Communal Room from 2pm to 4:30pm Call Town & Country Travel Taxi for low cost transport on 01493 301 759 Welcome to our Summer issue of our newsletter. I hope that you are making good use of the lovely sunshine we are having [...]


  5. Siobhan is Sky Diving for Guide Dogs on Sunday 25th August 2013!

    by Shaun McGarry, Vice Chairman on 8:52 pm
    Sections: News,Siobhan Meade
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    Siobhan Meade is Sky Diving from 13,000 feet for Guide Dogs She told me that she has wanted to jump out of a plane for years now but have only just felt confident enough to actually go ahead and organise it! “Am I Mad or what?!” she smile! she is really loving her dog Mac, [...]


  6. “St. John Ambulance and the world of First Aid” on Monday 29th July 2013

    by Shaun McGarry, Vice Chairman on 17th July 2013 4:21 pm
    Sections: Events,Meetings,News
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    Dear Members and friends, Our next meeting is coming up on Monday 29th July from 2pm to 4:30pm. We have invited the St. John Ambulance to come and talk to us about their world of medical are and first aid in particular, plus plenty of historical facts and figures about their service too! It would [...]


  7. 3rd June 2013 — AGM and updates of the St. George Theatre project

    by Shaun McGarry, Vice Chairman on 3rd June 2013 8:53 pm
    Sections: AGM,Minutes,News
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    Minutes of the AGM Held on 3rd June 2013 at 2:30pm At Wherry Way Communal Room, Caister Road, Great Yarmouth The Chairman, David Wilkinson welcomed 22 Members and guests to the meeting, including Shaun McGarry – Vice Chairman, Wendy George – NNAB and Treasurer, Judy Morrow – Secretary, Darren Hendry – Committee member, Paul Bowerbank [...]


  8. Lawn Bowls 2012 Results

    by Shaun McGarry, Vice Chairman on 2:59 pm
    Sections: Lawn Bowls
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    Summer 2012 Here is the current results of our players who have made it this year. Here are the results of our players who managed to come to Gorleston Cliff Tops bowling greens for the Summer 2012 season. Name Played Wins Ron 11 6 1/2 John 13 2 1/2 Ella 10 2 Charlie 8 1 [...]


  9. Issue 29 — The NEWS — May 2013

    by Shaun McGarry, Vice Chairman on 29th May 2013 10:04 pm
    Sections: General,Newsletters
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    Next Meeting is our AGM, on Monday 3rd June 2013, at the Wherry Way Communal Room from 2pm to 4:30pm Call Town & Country Travel Taxi for low cost transport on 01493 301 759 Welcome to our AGM issue of our newsletter. It has been a busy year and we have some success stories like [...]


  10. Cooperative Bank starts the Roll Out of Talking and High Contrast Cash Machines!

    by Shaun McGarry, Vice Chairman on 23rd May 2013 11:50 am
    Sections: Make Money Talk,News
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    Today the Cooperative Bank has started their own delivery of accessible ATMs. They announced that four hundred cash machines today are now equipped to help blind and partially sighted customers to get their money out and perform other services. These cash machines will allow a headphone to be plugged in to hear the speech instructions [...]

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