What’s on in March…

Here are some of the great online events we have coming up in March…. Friday 5th March – Supporting people with hearing and sight loss webinar Friday 12th March- Vision of Science online event Friday 26th March- Beginners Welsh Friday 5th March– Supporting people with hearing and sight loss webinar Do you care or support […]

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Accessibility with Alexa

From our A.C.E Officer Calum Briars. Since its introduction to the market in 2016, Alexa has become a household item used by millions worldwide. Of course, this is not a surprise at all, for a hand-sized speaker to have such clarity and functionality for a fraction of the cost of most speakers on the market, […]

‘Lockdown Life and Me’- Poetry Competition

  Competition time! We would like to invite you to take part in our very first poetry competition, in which we would like to hear about your experiences and feelings during lockdown.  It sure has been a roller coaster hasn’t it?  Bringing changes, both good and bad, for many of us. And although we were […]

Celebrating National Picnic Month

Who doesn’t love a good picnic? And, as lockdown restrictions ease and we are greeted with (some) sunnier days, why not venture out to a local beauty spot, pack your favourite treats and get your picnic on. With eye health in mind, here are some of our top picnic picks: Sandwiches: Tuna, mayonnaise and sweetcorn […]

New Chief Executive Officer for Sight Cymru

Dr Bablin Molik will start as Chief Executive Officer at Sight Cymru in November 2019.  Her academic and research background in vision biology and glaucoma made her a well suited fit within sight loss sector. She has been working with Sight Cymru for 6 years and has led on numerous strands of work including developing […]

This is great news for children with severe learning needs in Gwent!!

SenCom saved as Gwent leaders commit to delivering service until 2022 By Niall Griffiths  @niallgriffiths South Wales Argus CHILDREN with severe learning needs in Gwent will continue to receive specialist support from a regional service until 2022. The future of SenCom, which helps youngsters with hearing, communication and visual needs, had been shrouded in uncertainty […]

Sharon Beckett awarded the British Empire Medal

Sharon Beckett, our CEO, was delighted to be amongst three people in the ‘eye’ world awarded in the Queens New Year honours 2019.  The British Empire Medal is in celebration of the work of Sight Cymru and Sharon explained that this is very much a team effort.  Staff, volunteers and trustees of the charity work […]