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Sensory awareness on the map for First Bus

Posted on Thursday, December 7th, 2017

First Midland Bluebird bus drivers in Falkirk recently had the opportunity to learn more about the challenges their customers overcome each day by undertaking sensory awareness training with Forth Valley Sensory Centre. The aim was to supplement existing training by giving drivers the chance to experience what it is like to board a bus with […]

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Telephone Scams Update from FV Police

Posted on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

We regularly recieve updates on the latest telephone scams from Forth Valley Police and their community officers. The information below is based on reports to the Police and are active scams in our area, right now. Do share the information with friends and colleagues and especially any vulnerable people you might know so they can […]

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Winter Fair Fantastic Fundraiser!

Posted on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

The annual Winter Fair at the Centre raised over £2000 for our charity! Funds came via a raffle, tombola and stalls as well as through donations on the day. More funds are still due in with the raffle not scheduled to be drawn until 15th December and knitted items left over from the event still […]

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Bo’ness School gets Sensory aware

Posted on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Pupils at St Mary’s RC Primary School in Bo’ness were given sensory training this week thanks to Forth Valley Sensory Centre. The children, in Primary One to Seven, learned about sign language and different types of sight loss thanks to volunteers John and Ann. A variety of different activities took place to help the children […]

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First Bus drivers get up to speed with sensory loss

Posted on Friday, November 17th, 2017

First Bus drivers in Falkirk will be getting up to speed with sensory loss on November 30th as local deaf and blind people help them understand what it is like to use public transport without being able to see or hear properly. Organised by Forth Valley Sensory Centre and the First Midland Bluebird team from […]

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Sensory awareness on the map for First Bus - Forth Valley Sensory Centre

Really enjoyed working with First Scotland East this week on sensory training for their drivers.

We covered sight loss and with the help of Silent Knights also hearing loss, using background noise ... See more

First Midland Bluebird bus drivers in Falkirk learn more about the challenges their customers face with sensory training from Forth Valley Sensory Centre.

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Huge congratulations and thanks to Falkirk Salvation Army Community Work for raising £264 for the Centre earlier this week.

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Telephone Scams Update from Forth Valley Police Division

We regularly recieve updates on the latest telephone scams from Forth Valley Police and their community officers. The information below is ... See more

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