Sight Support Hull and East Yorkshire is delighted to announce that Services Manager, Alison Stannard, has been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Alison has been recognised with a British Empire Medal for her dedication and compassion in overseeing the charity’s services, particularly in response to the coronavirus pandemic. When the lockdown started, Sight … Continued

Alison Stannard named in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

       The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) in partnership with British Blind Sport have received £1m in funding from Sport England for three years to develop participation in sport amongst people with sight loss. Despite Covid-19 having a devastating effect on the sporting calendar and landscape, Sport England has committed to … Continued

Sport England funds development of participation in sport amongst people with sight loss

Despite the changes and restrictions brought on by coronavirus, it is still essential to look after your eye health. Whether it’s a regular or follow-up appointment, an injection, or emergency advice or treatment, you should attend essential and routine eye appointments, unless you are advised otherwise, or are displaying coronavirus symptoms. Tips for attending your … Continued

Eye health and appointments during coronavirus

On 6 July 2020, the Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB) is turning the giant Piccadilly Lights billboard upside down to raise awareness of the difficulties the sight loss community has faced during coronavirus.   From new road and shop layouts, to social distancing rules, the blind and partially sighted community are having to … Continued

RNIB turns Piccadilly Lights billboard upside down

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