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

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.

You can find out more about the range of services and support we provide in our Social Impact Report and Social Accounts.

*Latest News*

Glen Moray Sportive & Bike Ride 2015

Use pedal power to help raise funds for NESS!  This family cycling event takes place on Sunday 21st June and features 10, 25 & 75 mile routes to suit all ages and abilities.  You can register online now at

Job vacancy at NESS

We are seeking to recruit a Full Time Senior Social Work Practitioner for our Moray Team, based in Elgin.  Click here for more details and application forms.

Fundraising Events

Find out more about upcoming NESS events - including cycling events, a clairvoyance evening and the return of our Drive of Your Life event!  Click here for more info. 

Bus Use Survey 

The Research Unit at the Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce is conducting research in partnership with First Group and NESTRANS to understand the barriers to the use of buses in Aberdeen.  The aim of the research is to identify what the existing barriers are and to identify the factors that might encourage increased usage in people travelling to work.  This survey will take less than 10 minutes to complete - click here to access the survey.

Young Peoples' Sensory Service Easter Activities Timetable

Click here for our Easter Activities Timetable, including ten-pin bowling and horse riding!

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


NESS Spring Ball 2015
NESS Spring Ball 2015
Volunteer Thank You Lunch
Volunteer Thank You Lunch


*North East Sensory Services ACHIEVES INVESTORS IN PEOPLE BRONZE ACCREDITATION - click here for more info*


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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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