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*

Job vacancy at NESS

  • We are seeking to recruit a full time Senior Inclusion Co-ordinator.  Click here for more details and application forms.

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  • 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.

The Great Stonehaven Bike Ride

  • A fun day out for all the family!  Sunday 13th September 2015 at 12 noon.  Click here for more information.

Adam Night's Comedy Hypnosis Show

  • NESS are delighted to announce that one of the UK's leading and most entertaining Hypnotists is appearing in Aberdeen & Dundee in aid of NESS.  Adam Night will perform his Comedy Hypnosis Show at the Invercarse Hotel in Dundee on Thursday 29th October and at the Station Hotel in Aberdeen on Friday 30th October - click here for more info on this event and others in aid of NESS!

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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.  Click here to watch the video which helped us win the award.  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.

'Dine in the Dark' in Elgin!
  • Our next 'Dine in the Dark' event will take place at the Qismat Restaurant in Elgin on Thursday 10th September, when you can enjoy some wonderful Indian cuisine and help raise funds for NESS!  Places are limited so please book early to avoid missing out.  Click here for more info.

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


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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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