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Tips for Healthy Eyes

Lifestyle Tips for Healthy Eyes Eye Health UK, the charity responsible for running National Eye Health Week, has teamed up with the NHS and West Midlands Local Eye Health Network to produce a video animation to help people look after their eyes. 2 million people in the UK are living with sight loss, that is […]

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National Eye Health Week 2017

National Eye Health Week 2017

This year’s National Eye Health Week will take place from 18 to 24 September, promoting the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all. David Cartwright, Chair of National Eye Health Week explains: “Eyesight declines as part of the natural aging process and some cases of sight loss are still […]

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Pat, our volunteer, awarded the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

Hub Volunteer awarded Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Congratulations to volunteer Pat! Congratulations to our volunteer Customer Advisor Pat Gilbank! Pat has been volunteering for us in the Yorsensory Hub since its inception and is a consistent supporter of other activities for us including the Connect Café.  Pat also volunteers for York Against Cancer and has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary […]

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The Wilberforce Trust at York 50+ Festival

The end of September marks the beginning of the 13th annual York 50+ Festival. The festival runs for two weeks, promoting services, advice, support and social groups for York residents who are over 50. As the population ages the number of people living with sight loss, hearing loss or both increases. At the Wilberforce Trust […]

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