Census

Completing the Census 2021

What is the Census and why do we need to complete it? The census is a survey that happens every 10 years and provides the Government with a better picture of the households and the people residing within England and Wales. This information allows them to plan more effectively and make more informed decisions when […]

women

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 […]

alexa

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, […]

Sight Cymru is now Dementia Friendly, would you like to be?

Do you care for someone with dementia? Would like to know more?Would you like to make your organisation or group a dementia friendly one? Would you like to learn more about dementia and to know where to find help in your community?  Sight Cymru now has a Dementia Champion and can provide Dementia Information Sessions […]

June 2015

Wales and West Vision Conference Thank you to all who attended the Wales and West Vision Conference on the 25th. We thoroughly enjoyed the day, we hope you did too! Please see below for the links to some of the presentations given on the day. Please note that we have not had permission to publish […]

Ziggy

November 2014

Good News!! Richard Bowie (AKA Ziggy) is running the New York Marathon for us!! Richard Bowie (answers to the name Ziggy) is running the New York Marathon on Sunday 2nd November and would like to donate any proceeds from sponsorship he receives from friends and family, to Sight Cymru. Richard says “This is something which […]