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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2019

Galloway's Society For The Blind

  • Income

    £1.0M

  • Spending

    £1.3M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 526088

Contact details

Public address

  • Howick House, Howick Park Avenue, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 0LS

Aims & activities

The Society's main activities are :- Providing talking newspapers, magazines and books Providing supported accomodation Providing newsletters Providing equipment on loan Providing a braille, audio and large print transcription service Providing radios, CD/tape players and Digital players Providing information and advice

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Amateur sport

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Income and Endowments:

£1.0M

* £204.9K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£1.3M

Assets and liabilities

  • £3.4M Own use assets
  • £6.2M Long term investments
  • £-0.2M Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £296.3K Other assets
  • £119.7K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

131%
73%
0%

Charitable objects

1 TO RELIEVE THE DISABILITY OF VISUALLY IMPAIRED PERSONS. 2 TO PROVIDE FACILITIES FOR THE PRESERVATION OF SIGHT

Governing document

CONSTITUTION AS AMENDED ON 31/10/1957 AS AMENDED ON 24/11/1988 AS AMENDED ON 30/11/1989 AS AMENDED ON 28/01/1999 AS AMENDED ON 19/03/1999 AS AMENDED BY SCHEME DATED 14/08/2013

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Galloways

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 11 Trustees
  • 51 Employees
  • 230 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
John James Ward Obe Deafway Up-to-date
Harris Free Public Library And Museum Endowment Trust Up-to-date
Life Education Centre For Lancashire Up-to-date
Simon Kenyon Booth (Chair) The Booth Benevolent Fund Up-to-date
John Bretherton Harris Free Public Library And Museum Endowment Trust Up-to-date
Carole Jean Holmes None on record
Ruth Cuthbert Tanterton Christian Fellowship Up-to-date
The Benevolent Fund Of The College Of Optometrists & The Association Of Optometrists Up-to-date
Peter Arnold Howard Sightline Vision (North West) Limited Up-to-date
Anthony Victor Kimpton Sightline Vision (North West) Limited Up-to-date
Sunila Jain None on record
Carl Harrison None on record
Joanna Solanki None on record
Hannah Taylor None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Lancashire
  • Sefton