March 2014: Telephone Befriending Service – 10 Years Old

It is now 10 years since we started our telephone befriending service from our Resource Centre in Pontypool. With the help of our staff and our fabulous volunteers we have helped and supported dozens of people who are isolated by their eye condition. The Ring-Around service provides a vital support link to the outside world […]

November 2013 News

Remember! Remember! the 5th of November!! Well we certaily will!! Members of Abergavenny Round Table have been very generous in presenting a further £600 to our charity. Sian Williams (one of our Trustees) received the cheque on behalf of Sight Cymru. They also allowed us to do a bucket collection amongst the crowd at their […]

September 2013 News

Open Day Our Open Day this year was held on Wednesday 4th September in our Resource Centre in Pontypool. We had lots of visitors getting up to date information on products and services available. As usual we had representatives from technology companies giving advice about the latest products available. In particular there was a much […]

New phone app could transform lives of blind people – by reading out any text it sees!

The new app takes a picture of small print on items such as price tags and reads back any text it has recognised !!! A Brit has invented an app, that scientists believe, will transform the lives of those who struggle to see. It takes a picture of small print on items such as price […]