News

Tai Chi CANCELLED

Posted: Wednesday 15 July 2020 | Deborah Cairns

Aviva Community Fund – closes 15th July 2020

Posted: Friday 26 June 2020 | Deborah Cairns

There is a description of our Home Connections work on the Aviva Community Fund site. It is essentially a collaboration between our staff and a team of volunteers to deliver specialist equipment to people’s homes. There is also a rather nice video showing our staff at work! https://www.avivacommunityfund.co.uk/mysight-york-covid-19-response

Farewell to Karen Froggatt

Posted: Tuesday 23 June 2020 | Deborah Cairns

Chair Jim Wallace added, “MySight York wish Karen good luck. Her professionalism, collaborative style and hard work has enabled the Charity to make significant progress in the last two years with new premises, new branding and dealing with Covid 19 as just some of the major achievements during her tenure as Chief Executive. She will […]

New Chief Executive for MySight York

Posted: Wednesday 10 June 2020 | Deborah Cairns

MySight York Chair Jim Wallace had this to say about Scott’s appointment: “We are very pleased to have secured a chief executive of the calibre of Scott, particularly given his experience of sight loss, to further progress the work of MySight York.” When asked how he felt about his appointment, Scott said, “To say I […]

New Home Connections service

Posted: Thursday 4 June 2020 | Deborah Cairns

If you would like to use this service or find out more about Home Connections, please call us on 01904 636269. This short video explains more about the service and how it works.

Telephone book group launches

Posted: Wednesday 27 May 2020 | Deborah Cairns

Keeping in Touch during Coronavirus

Posted: Wednesday 29 April 2020 | Deborah Cairns

We can now keep in touch with people living with sight loss in and around York with a regular friendly phone call from one of our volunteers. Volunteers offer a friendly listening ear and the opportunity to share any current concerns about living with sight loss under lockdown. Caroline Robertson explains more about the project […]

Donate by Text

Posted: Friday 17 April 2020 | Barbara Fairs

To help support our work for the 6000 people with sight loss in our region, text MYSIGHT to 70085 to donate £3 a month. Texts cost £3 plus two standard rate messages. To make a single donation of £3 – which will, for example, support our staff in keeping in touch with those having to […]

Posted: Thursday 9 April 2020 | Deborah Cairns

Our latest mobile tech support group was a first for MySight York: meeting online via Zoom. It was a great success with about ten members turning up, laughing, cheering each other on and swapping hints for using tech to stay creative and in touch with others. This just proved the old adage that necessity is […]

Parking near MySight York

Posted: Monday 16 March 2020 | Deborah Cairns

The bay outside Sainsbury’s on Piccadilly is to be used as follows: 6 am-11 am loading; 11 am-6 pm Blue Badge parking; 6 pm-6am taxi rank.   The bay opposite is also to be used for Blue Badge parking except between 6 am and 11 am when it will be a loading bay.   There […]