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 4,500 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*

NESS Newsletter

  • Keep up to date with the latest news and events at NESS through our quarterly newsletter!  Available online in British Sign Language (BSL) video, MP3 audio and PDF formats.  Click here for more details.

Let's Loop the UK

  • North East Sensory Services is lending its support to Hearing Links "Let's Loop the UK" campaign by raising awareness of the positive benefits that hearing loops can offer many people who rely on hearing aids.  Click here for more information.

NESS Xmas Fayre - Poster

  • Saturday 5th December 2015 from 10am to 1pm at 21 John Street Aberdeen.  Our cafe will be open, and there will be Xmas crafts, cake stall, festive raffle, face painting, massage, Avon beauty products and also an appearance by Santa!

Glaucoma Support Group

  • At Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI) Eye Department on 26th November from 2pm to 4pm.  Click here for more information.

Support NESS Fundraising Events!

  • Help NESS to continue to support the deaf and blind communities in the North East - click here to find out more about our upcoming events!


Fundraising Recipe Book now on sale! Recipe book cover pic

  • Cook up some delicious dishes and help NESS to continue its work supporting blind and deaf people in the North-East of Scotland.  Available to purchase now for 7 from NESS resource centres in Aberdeen and Elgin - contact us 





Spree Book 2015/16 now on sale Spree Book image

  • Have fun raising funds for NESS with over 5,000 of savings in this year's book for restaurants, leisure activities, shopping and more! You can purchase the Spree Book for 20 from NESS reception at 21 John Street Aberdeen - click here for our contact details.




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


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    Loch Eil trip 2015
    Celebrate Aberdeen Parade 2015
    Celebrate Aberdeen Parade 2015


    *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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