Julian Jackson lost his sight in 2010 as the result of an inherited retinal condition. Since then he has become a visual impairment champion. He has worked with a leading eye research organisation and, through his own social enterprise, VisionBridge, campaigned to bring sight loss and the need for more research to public awareness. His … Continue reading The Nystagmus Network supports Julian’s Big Blind Walk
Last year the charity held its first ever fundraising skydive. Luke Sargent jumped out of a plane while his young son watched proudly. Imagine that! Now we’ve signed up with UK Skydiving Adventures so anyone can have a go. Simply follow the link to the website and get yourself signed up. It’s just one brave … Continue reading Fancy doing a sky dive for Nystagmus Network?
Thanks to John Gray and his Dorset golf club for their generosity, the Nystagmus Network will be able to continue to invest in research. John had no hesitation in nominating the Nystagmus Network as his captain’s charity of the year when he took up the reins as captain of Crane Valley Golf Club in 2017. … Continue reading Thank you John and Crane Valley GC
We’re celebrating today the huge achievements of Lucie Wood and her family in support of Wobbly Wednesday 2017 (national and international Nystagmus Awareness Day) and the #nystagmusbigswim. Lucie’s daughter has nystagmus. She, her sister and their 2 cousins decided to take part in the #nystagmusbigswim. When they asked their swimming club, Broadway ASC in Oldham, if … Continue reading Broadway swimming club joins #nystagmusbigswim
If you’re looking for a challenge and would like to help this charity raise funds, why not sign up for one of our free places in the London Vitality 10k on 28 May? All we ask is that you set up a Justgiving page for your sponsors, agree to raise at least £100 for the … Continue reading Want to run the London Vitality 10k for the Nystagmus Network?
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This week the video blog at the Nystagmus Network features our very own Sue! The video is her interview with Peterborough Community Radio which is hosted by one of our very loyal and long standing supporters Tim Heywood. Sue and Tim discuss the Nystagmus Network, nystagmus and Wobbly Wednesday.
Our latest video for our blog introduces Wobbly Wednesday, the annual awareness raising day for nystagmus! The video features some of our trustees, including our founder and chairman explaining why the Nystagmus Network is so important.
Jon and Rachael Sweeney organised a charity rock and roll night at their local social club on Saturday 29 October. Their son, Oliver, has nystagmus. They wanted to raise money for the Nystagmus Network to give something back after the support and information they received. Jon says: “I had never heard of Nystagmus until our … Continue reading Charity rock and roll night
On Saturday 29 October young Research Orthoptist, Daniel Osborne, kicked off a whole raft of Wobbly Wednesday activities at the Southampton Eye Unit in real style by riding a 12 mile route around the town on his unicycle. Fuelled by dates, flap jack, fed to him at regular intervals by his stalwart outrider, Kathryn Greenhalgh, … Continue reading A very wobbly unicycle ride