Timeline 1972 - 1975

1972

Cottages in Scott Street and Albert Street bought. One had to pulled down and the others were intended to be converted into three flats for blind people. The Keighley and Bingley Homes became mixed sex.

1973

Mr Norman Walls resigned after 27 years as Chairman and 33 years on the Committee. Unfortunately, Mr Walls died later in the year.

1975

Tommy Holmes opened the three flats for blind people in Scott Street and Albert Street. Purchase price of £3,750 plus conversion costs of £18,390.

 

What's New

Wednesday 10 and 17 July from 10am to 3.30pm, 31 Scott Street, Keighley

Our living with sight loss courses gives people the opportunity to meet and chat with other people living with sight loss in a relaxed, informal environment. Our volunteer speakers, who are people living with sight loss, tell their stories and answer questions.

To mark our 110th Anniversary a new tactile map was unveiled at a special event held on Tuesday 9 May 2017.

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