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Interview with BBC broadcaster Peter White by Harriet Smith

By |2020-05-06T13:15:44+01:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: Be inspired, Stories|Tags: , , , |

I recently had the good fortune of interviewing Peter White, a broadcaster I greatly admire. Like myself, Peter has been blind since birth and I was keen to find out more about his experiences working in radio. Radio is something I have always been passionate about. I have enjoyed many of Peter’s BBC Radio 4 programmes, including [...]

Online Takeover – Hosting a Get Together

By |2020-04-17T15:19:04+01:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Stories|

Our Pre-teen Sleepover due to take place in the Easter holidays has been postponed and so rather than miss out completely, we have brought some of the fun online! Here you will find all the tips you need to recreate your own virtual get-together and stay connected. First things first, you [...]

How to make chocolate fondue

By |2020-04-17T15:02:39+01:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Activities|

Chocolate Fondue A quick pudding for a crowd, bbq or even a dinner party. It is super simple and fun.   What do I need? 200g dark chocolate, broken into small pieces 200g milk chocolate broken into small pieces 200ml double cream 3 tbsp (45g) golden syrup   Equipment Microwave saucepan [...]

How to make baked cheesy dip

By |2020-04-17T14:57:33+01:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Activities|

Baked Cheesy Chilli Dip Serves 8-10 A people pleasing tasty sharing meal. When with friends we tend to pick at food, sip at drinks and talk. Here’s a meal that you might not want to share.   What do I need? 200g full fat soft cheese 150ml sour cream 75g mayonnaise [...]

How to host your own Zoom party

By |2020-04-17T15:17:15+01:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Activities|

With the postponement of many activities at this time, VICTA would like to encourage everyone to meet up electronically to enjoy activities and games online. Zoom, along with other video chatting platforms, can be a great tool for connecting face-to-face with friends, family and loved ones. However, this might prompt you [...]

Healthy eating from your store cupboard

By |2020-04-03T14:51:37+01:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Stories, Strive Ambassadors|Tags: , , |

VICTA Young Ambassadors Harriet and Ibz both have a love of cooking and healthy eating. Here they share some top tips on cooking on a budget and nutritional recipe ideas! Quarantine cooking tips from Ibz I'm excited to bring you some fun and healthy snacks to keep you going during quarantine. Although you [...]

20 ways to spend time at home and stay in touch

By |2020-03-30T14:01:58+01:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Stories, Strive Ambassadors|

Staying at home doesn't mean we can't still connect and stay in touch. The move to working or studying from home is a big adjustment and can feel isolating. If you are in need of advice or help, please visit our list of organisations who can help: www.victa.org.uk/staying-informed-social-distancing Keeping a structure to your day [...]

Running the Vitality Big Half for VICTA

By |2020-03-23T12:43:27+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Fundraising, Stories|

Hello, my name is Samuel Scott and I recently participated in the Vitality Big Half, raising money for VICTA. VICTA is a charity which does phenomenal work, supporting and empowering blind children and young adults; this work has a special place in my heart. My youngest brother, Seth, was diagnosed with a genetic condition called [...]