News

MySight York on the Move

Posted: Wednesday 3 July 2019 | Barbara Fairs

We will be moving to our new premises at 14 Merchant’s Place, Merchantgate, York, YO1 9TU at the end of July. We will not be running regular activities from 22nd July until the 5th August. The Equipment and Information Centre will close at 3pm on Thursday 18th July and re-open at 10am on Thursday 1st […]

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 […]

Skydiving for MySight York!

Posted: Thursday 30 May 2019 | Deborah Cairns

British Blind Sports ‘Have a Go’ day in York

Posted: Tuesday 7 May 2019 | Deborah Cairns

British Blind Sports are coming to York on Saturday 11th May 2019 from 1 to 6pm at Energise Leisure Centre, Acomb, York. They will be holding taster sessions and welcome all ages and abilities to come along and try a new sport. It is free to British Blind Sport members or £5.00 for non-members. Register […]

Lord Mayor’s Charity Dog Walk cancelled

Posted: Monday 8 April 2019 | Deborah Cairns

We are sorry to announce that the Charity Dog Walk in aid of the Lord Mayor of York’s charities on 20th April has had to be cancelled owing to lack of ticket sales. Please keep up with all the latest news about Lord Mayor’s Charity events here: https://thelittleboxoffice.com/lordmayoryork

Support with MySight York

Posted: Tuesday 5 February 2019 | Barbara Fairs

Meet others in an informal café style environment sharing information over a cuppa. Bring along a partner or friend. You do not have to be registered sight impaired to be able to join us. Anyone who is struggling because of their sight is welcome. The group meet on the first Wednesday of the month on […]

Radio York Fame

Posted: Wednesday 23 January 2019 | Barbara Fairs

Stop Press:We are delighted to announce that we will be featured on tomorrow’s Jonathan Cowap show on Radio York. Tune in between 10.30 and 11am to hear MySight member Barbara, home visiting volunteer Martin, and staff members Deb and Karen talking with Jonathan about what we do and what the change to MySight York means […]

MySight York

Posted: Friday 21 December 2018 | Barbara Fairs

We are very excited to announce that as of 21st January, York Blind & Partially Sighted Society will be known as MySight York. We feel this name better reflects who we are – a welcoming and inclusive organisation, here to help anyone who needs us, to “live well with sight loss”.

New Volunteer Opportunities

Posted: Friday 23 November 2018 | Barbara Fairs

Are you interested in helping organisations improve their services for people with sight loss or help raise the awareness and understanding of living with sight loss? If so you might be interested in our 2 new exciting volunteer roles, Community Engagement Volunteer and Training Assistant Volunteer. For more information on these roles please contact Caroline […]