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.

*Latest News*

Cafe at 21 John Street, Aberdeen

Open 10am - 1pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday each week.  Click here to view menu.

Social Impact Report

NESS have released our Social Impact Report, First Edition - available in formats PDF, Word, MP3 audio and BSL video.  Click here for more information.

Christmas Fayre - Poster

Saturday 6th December 2014 from 10am - 1pm at NESS 21 John Street Aberdeen. There will be Xmas crafts, cake stall and a festive raffle - all welcome!

NESS User Forums 

Click here for the dates for upcoming meetings.

NESS Newsletter

Stay up to date with the latest news and events from NESS!  Click here for our recent newsletters - available in PDF, MP3 audio and BSL video formats.

NESS Anniversary Ball 2015

Tables are now on sale for our Anniversary Ball on Saturday 7th March 2015 at Mercure Ardoe House Hotel.  Click here for more info.

NESS Social Accounts 2013-2014

NESS is delighted to publish its first set of audited Social Accounts for the year 1st April 2013 to 31st March 2014.  Click here for more information.

Christmas Cards for 2014

Help support NESS by purchasing our Xmas cards!  Large print calendars for 2015 also on sale.  Available from our resource centres in Aberdeen and Elgin, or by phoning 0845 27 12345. Click here to download the order form.

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


Dalguise Trip 2014
Dalguise Trip 2014
Hands-on signing in Elgin
Hands-on signing in Elgin


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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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