News

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 […]

Finding your Feet course

Posted: Thursday 20 February 2020 | Deborah Cairns

Are you new to living with sight loss, or have changes to your sight impacted on your daily life? Then our FREE 2 day Find your Feet confidence-building course may be for you. Wednesdays 11th and 18th March 2020, 10am to 3.30pm Lunch and refreshments provided. Please contact Caroline Robertson on 01904 731124 or the […]

New Trustee for 2020

Posted: Thursday 9 January 2020 | Deborah Cairns

New Trustees appointed

Posted: Tuesday 5 November 2019 | Deborah Cairns

Annette Gamston has management consultancy, change, project and contract management skills. Mark Hudson brings many years of experience as an HR Director and HR practitioner. Martin Fawcett has experience of generating income and surviving in a competitive environment, people management skills and has delivered large change programmes. Their help and support will ensure MySight York […]

Exciting new volunteering opportunity

Posted: Tuesday 18 June 2019 | Deborah Cairns

Here at MySight York we are offering the opportunity to help build a fun, more inclusive world for us all. We run activities for  people living with sight loss and we are always looking for Volunteers to get involved. Even more so now as we embark on a brand new project which aims to help […]

Beth and friends Skydive for MySight York!

Posted: Wednesday 12 June 2019 | Deborah Cairns

On Friday 31st May Beth Greaves, her mum Alison and friend Maddy, chucked themselves out of a plane (with a parachute and an experienced person) in the name of My Sight York! Through their bravery and great fundraising they have raised £1145 to date. If you wish to support them, you can still give through […]