Watch BFG star Penelope Wilton's message of support
Thursday, 21st July, 2016
Actress and friend of CBM Penelope Wilton, who plays the Queen in Stephen Spielberg’s film adaptation of The BFG, explains why she supports our work. The much-anticipated film debuts in UK cinemas tomorrow.
Cambridge cycling enthusiasts push the limits for CBM
Tuesday, 19th July, 2016
A group of Cambridge cyclists are taking part in the challenging Prudential Ride 100, aiming to raise £1000 to transform the lives of people with disabilities in the world’s poorest places.
Improving access to eye health services for people with disabilities in Pakistan - new CBM study
Friday, 1st July, 2016
A new CBM study from Pakistan, launched in London on 20th July, shows how eye health services can be made more accessible for people with all types of disability.
Radio 4 listeners donate £38,500 to save children’s sight
Friday, 1st July, 2016
Listeners to BBC Radio 4 have given an amazing £38,500 to prevent blindness and restore sight to children in Tanzania.
Dame Penelope Wilton, honoured in Queen’s Birthday list, presents sight-saving Radio 4 appeal
Tuesday, 14th June, 2016
CBM extends its warmest congratulations to actress and CBM supporter Penelope Wilton, who was made a Dame in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list this weekend. Next week, Dame Penelope will present CBM’s BBC Radio 4 appeal…
CBM announces appointment of new Chief Programme Officer
Friday, 10th June, 2016
CBM appoints David Bainbridge as the new Chief Programme Officer for CBM international. Mr Bainbridge has over 30 years experience working in programme development with NGOs, including Tearfund.
Joanna Lumley supports CBM UK in work to end Obstetric Fistula
Monday, 23rd May, 2016
Renowned actress Joanna Lumley has spoken out about the suffering caused by Obstetric Fistula and urged people to support CBM and others working to help women with this devastating condition.
CBM speaks up for disability-inclusion at the World Humanitarian Summit
Sunday, 22nd May, 2016
CBM will be raising awareness of the need for emergency response to include people with disabilities…
Trustee Dr Adrian Hopkins receives award for preventing blindness
Friday, 13th May, 2016
CBM UK is delighted to congratulate our Trustee Dr Adrian Hopkins, who has been awarded the Prince Abdulaziz Bin Ahmad..