Charity News

PRESS RELEASE! Monday, July 24, 2017

PRESS RELEASE! On Wednesday 19th July, 2017, the Guinness World Record books were updated on the open waters out of

He's Done It! Wednesday, July 19, 2017

He's Done It! Mike has broken his previous water speed record, further details will follow soon.

Blind Legend Takes to the Seas to Chase that Elusive 100mph! Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Blind Legend Takes to the Seas to Chase that Elusive 100mph! With any disability, very often the focus is on what you can't do, rather than, what you can!

National Diversity Awards Nomination Wednesday, July 12, 2017

National Diversity Awards Nomination Speed Of Sight have been nominated for the National Diversity Awards

Three Sisters Racing Circuit Track Day Sunday, June 11, 2017

Three Sisters Racing Circuit Track Day Another successful track day at Three Sisters Racing Circuit

Audi Italy advertisement Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Audi Italy advertisement We were invited by Audi Italy to take part in the creation of a web advertisement.

Manchester City Disabled Association Driving Day Friday, April 21, 2017

Manchester City Disabled Association Driving Day Manchester City Disabled Association had driving experiences gifted by ex-player Gary Owen

Scan came to our track day at Reaseheath Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Scan came to our track day at Reaseheath Our friends at Scan, one of our longest standing supporters, came to our track day at Reaseheath

Mike Newman named one of the Britain's most influential disabled people Monday, May 01, 2017

Mike Newman named one of the Britain's most influential disabled people Power 100 List 2017 – the publication of this guide sponsored by Shaw Trust, sees Mike Newman list

Swim The Channel Challenge Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Swim The Channel Challenge Wow! A whopping £1750 raised for Speed Of Sight in the Swim The Channel Challenge

Mike at the National FSB Conference Saturday, March 25, 2017

Mike at the National FSB Conference Mike was invited to be a key note speaker at the National FSB Conference in Torquay.

College joins forces with Speed Of Sight Charity Tuesday, February 14, 2017

College joins forces with Speed Of Sight Charity Motor Vehicle students moved their studies up a gear by collaborating with a national charity which

Speed Of Sight nominated ADI Charity Of The Year Saturday, January 28, 2017

ADI Business Summit nominates Speed Of Sight as their Charity Of The Year!

Catching up with Chris Percival from Jigsaw Medical Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Catching up with Chris Percival from Jigsaw Medical It was great catching up with Chris Percival from Jigsaw Medical.

Intu Trafford Centre - Venue Charity Partner Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Intu Trafford Centre - Venue Charity Partner Intu Trafford Centre supports Speed Of Sight

Fastest Blind Driver in a Racing Truck! Monday, October 26, 2015

Fastest Blind Driver in a Racing Truck! Mike Newman despite being born blind has set a NEW WORLD SPEED RECORD by driving a racing truck

Local Company Backs Charity for Disabled People Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Local Company Backs Charity for Disabled People Speed of Sight Ltd are thrilled that they are the official charity of Foresight Ltd

Founder Nominated as Mazda’s Real Challenger Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Founder Nominated as Mazda’s Real Challenger Check out the video in which Richard Parks meets mike to talk about thecharity and his nomination

Speed Of Sight on Good Morning Britain Monday, December 08, 2014

Speed Of Sight on Good Morning Britain We appeared on Good Morning Britain this morning to talk about the good work Speed Of Sight is doing

Topcon (GB) Ltd adopts Speed Of Sight as Official Charity Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Topcon (GB) Ltd adopts Speed Of Sight as Official Charity We are honoured to be partnering with Speed for Sight. From a personal level, as a driver myself...

200mph Achieved - History Made! Wednesday, August 13, 2014

200mph Achieved - History Made! Mike Newman has finally achieved his long standing ambition to become the first blind person...

Speed Of Sight On Discovery Channel Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Speed Of Sight On Discovery Channel The Road Warriors program for the Discovery Channel featured our charities founder Mike Newman...

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World Record!

Mike Newman has achieved his eighth world record and has made history again by gaining a world record - driving a race truck at over 100mph to raise awareness for the Speed Of Sight Charity. Read more