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Supporting People with Hearing or Sight Loss

On Friday 5th March 2021 Sight Cymru and RNID held a joint webinar, entitled ‘Supporting people with hearing and sight loss’. The webinar took the form of a question and answer session and we took the opportunity to answer the most common questions we’re asked. After a brief introduction, Project Officer Esther Weller spoke about […]

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Celebrating International Woman’s Day 2021

As the 8th March is otherwise known as ‘International Woman’s Day’ we thought we would take a moment to celebrate some amazing women with sight loss who have achieved such inspiring things. Helen  Keller (1880–1968) Helen Keller was an American author, disability rights advocate, activist and lecturer and was the first deaf and blind person […]

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 […]

Free Virtual Awareness Sessions for Eye Health Week

Did you know? 2 million people in the UK are living with sight loss that is severe enough to have a significant impact on their daily lives. Half of this sight loss is avoidable A sight test can detect early signs of conditions like glaucoma, which can be treated if found early enough During a […]

‘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 […]

4413 Ft to Support People with Sight Loss

On 15th August 2020 a team from Morrisons Utility Services  found themselves in Scotland ready to take on all 4,413 Ft of Ben Nevis in order to raise funds to support people with sight loss in Wales. Headed up by Gareth Rowles the team comprised of 26 members. Comprised of mixed ages, fitness levels and […]

How saddling- up can help to support people with sight loss

With our usual fundraising events ‘out of the window’, as they say,  for this year we wanted to create an event that can still give our supporters a chance to get involved with the charity and help us to support people with sight loss in Wales. The lockdown has been tough on us all, but […]