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At Macclesfield Eye Society we are here to help anyone across East Cheshire that is affected by sight loss.   Just get in touch, and we’ll talk through with you all the services we provide ourselves, or services we can put you in touch with.


2018 GRAND DRAW – the draw took place on 4th May at Vision Day 2018.  The tickets were drawn by Sophie Thornhill MBE, multiple Gold medallist para-cyclist, and Ambassador for Macclesfield Eye Society.


All prize winners have now been informed – congratulations if you were a winner, and if you weren’t, thank you for supporting our cause, for which the raffle raised £2,700.

As we get people’s permission, we will put their names against the prizes.  


  • £150 and £100 cash prizes;     C Howard

  • Signed England football team shirt;   P Pimblatt    

  • Amazon Echo ‘Alexa’ device      D Lobo

  • Manchester United stadium tour for 2     

  • Food Hamper     I Ryder

  • £50 gift voucher for D J Massey & Son jewellers     R Webber

  • Café Bar voucher for Arighi Bianchi & Co Ltd     F McConnell

  • Afternoon tea for 2 at the Shrigley Hall Hotel     L Coverley

  • Robinsons Brewery Tour     

  • Bottle of whiskey     B Walsh

  • A champagne afternoon tea for 2 at the Mottram Hall Hotel     Lesley from Leek

  • A handcrafted ladies’ shoulder bag.     D Brown

  • A pre-planted summer garden planter     C Pasek

All proceeds from the raffle will go towards supporting our work across East Cheshire providing advice and support to people affected by sight loss.  If you weren’t able to buy a ticket but would like to make a donation, your support will always be welcome. 




We are really pleased to say that all our Social Groups are running well, including our new ones in Wilmslow and Poynton.

Social groups are a great way to meet people and to take part in a range of activities organised specifically for people with visual impairments.

For more information please visit our Social Groups page in Whats On


Walking for Health

Walks for Health are a great way to enjoy some exercise and meet new people.

The walks are starting again on Friday 21st April!

Contact the Bridgend Centre on 01625 576311; email or click here for more information.

Would you like a Sighted Guide to walk with you?

Telephone: 01625 422602
Address: 15 Queen Victoria Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6LP




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Macclesfield Eye Society (Macclesfield Society for the Blind) is an independent, local registered Charity, which was established in 1875. The Society enables people affected by sight loss to lead fulfilling lives at work, at home and in the community.

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