Abergavenny Round Table Donate £600 to Sight Cymru

Members of Abergavenny Round Table presented a cheque of £600 to our CEO Sharon Beckett recently. See our Facebook page. The monies are to be used to provide training for medical staff at Neville Hall Hospital. Round Table raises funds through various activities and their main aim is ensure that local people benefit. Sight Cymru […]

Sight Cymru awarded a grant from: The Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust

Sight Cymru has been awarded a grant of £2500 from the trust. The monies will be used to support the children’s club “Goggles” which runs in Torfaen. The Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust was established through an agreement between the Millennium Stadium and the Millennium Commission and its income is generated through a levy on every […]

Partially sighted and profoundly deaf. It doesn’t stop Kevan Bean from living a full life!

Kevan Bean has only 6% sight and is also profoundly deaf yet it hasn’t stopped him from living a full life AND partaking in sport. Kevan enjoys bowling and represented Wales in the World Outdoor Championships for Vision Impaired Bowlers in Kuala Lumpur in 2004. On that occasion Kevan brought home a silver medal. At […]

Centenarian raises over £500 for Sight Cymru!

Elthel Woodward who lives in Swyffryd recently celebrated her 100th birthday. Congratulations Ethel! Always thinking of others Ethel asked friends and relatives not to bring presents to her celebrations – instead she wished to make a donation to Sight Cymru as she knows that the monies will be spent locally to help other people suffering […]

December 2012 News

Goggles Get Active and Creative! ‘’Goggles’’ is an activity club for children and their siblings, age four to sixteen years, who have a visual impairment. The club meets every fortnight on a Saturday afternoon to try out new activities, have fun and create friendships. Recently members of the club have taken part in a range […]

November 2012

Working with Minority and Ethnic Communities Training the Trainer course on prevention of needless sight loss in minority ethnic communities in Wrexham The course was organised by Sight Cymru and delivered by Nirmala Pisavadia on 22nd and 23rd November 2012 at AVOW (Association of Voluntary Organisations in Wrexham). It was a huge success and was […]