Category: General news

Research reveals challenges faced by working age people with degenerative sight loss

May 8, 2019

A ground-breaking research project led by national sight loss charity Retina UK has revealed the many challenges faced by people of working age with degenerative sight loss. The unique Working …

London Marathon 2019

May 3, 2019

Twenty seven inspiring people arrived in Greenwich to take on the iconic Virgin Money London Marathon for Retina UK on Sunday 27 April. Together they raised more than £50,000 for …

Please share your experiences and views with us

March 18, 2019

Retina UK has launched a major survey to help ensure the charity’s future plans are rooted in the real-life experiences, views and aspirations of people in the UK living with …

Inaugural North West Family Fun & Information Day

March 11, 2019

Retina UK joined forces with Henshaws; Royal Society for Blind Children and St Vincent’s School for the Blind to hold a family event in Liverpool on Sunday 10 March. Despite …

Retina UK Challenge Series

February 12, 2019

The Retina UK Challenge Series is a brand new way to approach your 2019 fundraising with different activities to get involved in throughout the year. With a range of activities …

Retina UK welcomes London Marathon’s guide runner policy U-turn

February 5, 2019

Retina UK has welcomed the news that guide runners will be fully recognised for their achievements at this year’s London Marathon after a change of heart by the event’s organisers. …

Retina UK launches new Tandem Cycling Event

January 18, 2019

Retina UK has launched a brand new event for 2019. From 11th-13th October, Retina UK supporters will come together to cycle 100 miles over two days along Hadrian's Cycleway. Supported …

Retina UK Ambassasor wins Venus Award for Inspirational Woman of the Year

December 6, 2018

Award winning business woman, entrepreneur and Retina UK ambassador Seema Flower recently won the award for the London 2018 Venus Award Inspirational Woman of the Year. At a ceremony that …

Surfing with sight loss – fun and freedom

October 24, 2018

By Victoria Claire, Retina UK Ambassador Surfing was always something that appealed to me – I loved the idea of it, the culture, the fashion – when I was younger …

Victor completes the Munich Marathon!

October 23, 2018

On 14th October, Victor took on the Munich Marathon for the Retina UK research fund. He completed the marathon in 4 hours 50 minutes, a fantastic achievement, especially as he …

Working Age Group Project Survey

October 8, 2018

You may be familiar with our ongoing Working Age Group Project, which aims to provide future employment services to working age people who are living with degenerative sight loss. This …

A global community united

September 26, 2018

An international community of families affected by one type of inherited sight loss came together in London on Saturday 15th September 2018 to share experiences, hear from experts and consider …