North East Sensory Services
North East Sensory Services
The new operational name for Grampian Society for the Blind

*Latest News*

NESS Saturday Opening

The resource centre at 21 John Street Aberdeen will be open this Saturday (2nd August) from 10am - 1pm.  The next Saturday opening after this will be on 6th December 2014.

Entertainment Guides in British Sign Language (BSL)

Click on the links below for the BSL video versions of the APA What's On Autumn 2014 guides for His Majesty's Theatre and the Music Hall in Aberdeen.

Introduction to BSL Course

Learn to communicate with Deaf people by learning British Sign Language (BSL).

North East Scotland College will be running an 'Introduction to British Sign Language' course at NESS.  Wednesdays from 10am - 12pm for 15 weeks from 3rd September, costing 99 per person (ILAs - Individual Learning Accounts can be used).

For more information please contact Brigitte Marshall or Hilda Young at NESS - telephone 0845 27 12345 or email

CIS: Connect, Inform, Support

CIS: Connect, Inform, Support for people aged 65+ with a sensory loss. Click here to see the activity timetable for August 2014.

Clairvoyance Evening Sold Out

Tickets are now SOLD OUT for our charity clairvoyance evening on Friday 1st August. Thanks to everyone who has supported this event! For information about other NESS fundraising events, please Click here.

NESS volunteers receive Gold Awards from ACVO

Click here for more info and photos.

Stonehaven Bike Ride

Following the great success of our Glen Moray Bike Ride where over 5,600 has been raised to date, we now have the Stonehaven Bike Ride to look forward to on 31st August.  You have heard of the Tour de France, try the Toor o the Mearns and help local blind and deaf people!


Spree Book 2014


Spree Book 2014/15

NESS now have the brand-new Spree Book 2014/2015 in stock and to celebrate 15 years of Spree, it has been reduced to only 20 with thousands of savings available!



North East Sensory Services (NESS) exists to promote the needs of people with a sight or hearing loss

NESS supports people with serious sight or hearing loss to overcome practical and emotional challenges and achieve independence

Formerly Grampian Society for the Blind (GSB), North East Sensory Services (NESS) works with over 4,200 people with a sensory impairment in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Dundee, Angus and Perth & Kinross.

To find out about our services in each area, click on the links below:





NESS Mt Kilimanjaro trek 2014
NESS Mt Kilimanjaro trek 2014
NESS Mt Kilimanjaro trek 2014
NESS Mt Kilimanjaro trek 2014


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North East Sensory Services is the operational name for Grampian Society for the Blind, a charity  registered in Scotland  SC009537

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