Wiltshire Sight: Six simple sight savers

5 September 2017
Source: Wiltshire Sight

Local optometrist supports National Eye Health Week (19 – 25 September)   Wiltshire Sight, an independent local charity supporting people in Wiltshire and Swindon hopes to encourage people to take better care of their sight during National Eye Health Week (19 – 25 September) with the launch of a guide to healthy vision and a number of interactive events around

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Wiltshire Sight and St Margaret’s Prep School sign off year of fundraising with open day

7 July 2017
Source: Wiltshire Sight

St Margaret’s Prep School in Colne have spent the last year fundraising for Wiltshire Sight, their chosen charity of 2016/17. In total, the school raised £4,450 for the sight loss charity. This will help fund Wiltshire Sight’s vital support services that enable visually impaired people to continue livening independently. St Margaret’s students have been involved with a number of fundraising

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Wiltshire Sight receive Global’s Make Some Noise funding

28 April 2017
Source: Wiltshire Sight

Wiltshire Sight is delighted to have been selected as one of this year’s beneficiaries of Global’s Make Some Noise – just one of over 30 charities they will be supporting across the UK.   Global’s Make Some Noise is the official charity of Global, the media and entertainment group. The charity unites some of the UK’s best-loved radio stations –

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Wiltshire Sight: Looking Out For Sight – One Year Later

7 April 2017
Source: Wiltshire Sight

Wiltshire Sight’s innovative Looking out for Sight project as reached the end of its first year. In that time good quality, high impact training has been delivered across the South West for care home staff. The service aims to increase care workers knowledge and overall understanding of sight loss so they can better care for visually impaired people. This project

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Wiltshire Sight start Peer Support and Information Sessions

14 February 2017
Source: Wiltshire Sight

Wiltshire Sight have adapted their 2016 “Drop-Ins” service that provided monthly meetings in a handful of towns across Wiltshire. The new and improved “Peer Support and Information Sessions” service will visit 10 different locations throughout 2017 with a variety of guest speakers and demonstration equipment available at each one. These sessions aim to give visually impaired people an opportunity to

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Wiltshire Sight win national award for excellence in partnerships

3 November 2016
Source: Wiltshire Sight

                                The Visionary Conference 2016, held in October brought sight loss organisations from all over the country together to appreciate the hard work, dedication and achievements seen in the sector over the past 12 months. The winners of the 7th annual Visionary Awards were announced

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Wiltshire Sight need funding to continue Services in Swindon

27 September 2016
Source: Wiltshire Sight

Wiltshire Sight is an independent charity supporting people with sight loss in Wiltshire and Swindon. They assist more than 2,500 people of all ages as well as their families and carers. The Charity runs two very popular Peer Support Groups in Swindon for people experiencing sight loss, which have already supported 200 individuals this year. However, this service is in

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Wiltshire Sight Organise Comprehensive Sight Loss Event

9 August 2016
Source: Wiltshire Sight

Wiltshire Sight have arranged “Sight Expo 2016” – an all-in-one sight loss event – that encompasses 20 different visual impairment organisations, assistive technology companies and charities supporting those with sight loss. Sight Expo 2016 will take place at Devizes Corn Exchange on Tuesday 6th September from 10.00am – 2.00pm and all are welcome. The event will feature demonstrations on a

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Runner Up Spot for Wiltshire Sight at National Awards

15 June 2016
Source: Wiltshire Sight

Wiltshire Sight were nominated for an Innovation Award at this year’s Vision Pioneer Awards on the 12th June, the event took place at London’s Grange Tower Bridge Hotel. The nomination was for Looking Out For Sight, a new project delivered by Wiltshire Sight and funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust. This service will bring essential sight loss awareness training to care

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