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*

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Double award win for NESS

  • North East Sensory Services (NESS) has won the Elevator Alick Buchanan-Smith Enterprising Communities Award, just a week after winning the Trend Life With Style Community Award.  The Elevator award, which is organised by Elevator and main sponsor RBS Ahead for Business, aims to recognise the achievements of local organisations which operate solely for the benefit of their community.  NESS also received an award at Trend Magazine's 7th annual 'Life with Style' ceremony held at the Ardoe House Hotel.  We were winners in 'The Community Award' category. Elevator Award badge




Young Peoples' Sensory Service (YPSS) Summer Activities

  • Find out about some of the fantastic activities we have planned for summer 2015, including swimming, horse riding and rock climbing! Click here to find out more.

Recipe Book

  • NESS are putting together a fundraising cook book and we are looking for your help! We would be grateful if you could send us your favourite recipes for the book - you can do this by email to or by post to North East Sensory Services, Elizabeth House, 10 Victoria Crescent, Elgin, IV30 1RQ. Thanks for your help!

Great Wall of China Trek

  • NESS have teamed up with Skyline to offer the trip of a lifetime to trek part of the Great Wall of China in September 2016.  Click here for more info.


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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