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BBC Radio Cornwall visits our Camelford Assistive Technology event

Sep 21st 10:14am

We have recently ran a series of special Assistive Technology events alongside partner organisations The... view article

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Masonic Charitable Foundation Community Awards, The Results Are In!

Sep 6th 13:50pm

We are extremely proud to announce that we have been awarded a grant of £15,000... view article

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St Austell Sight Loss Awareness Event

Aug 24th 13:55pm

On Tuesday 6 September we will be holding a Sight Loss Awareness event at St Austell... view article

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#TechTuesday- Talking Puck Clock

Aug 22nd 10:13am

For our latest edition of #TechTuesday our Customer Services Officer, Dom reviews the Talking Puck Clock.... view article

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Virgin Money London Marathon 2018

Aug 18th 11:17am

The Virgin Money London Marathon is the largest annual fundraising event on the planet with... view article

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Partnership with Penlee House Gallery and Museum

Aug 3rd 12:10pm

We are proud to announce that we have been working with Penlee House Gallery and... view article

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Final Weekend to Vote in the MCF Community Awards

Jul 26th 13:44pm

There is just three days left to vote for iSightCornwall in the Masonic Charitable Foundation... view article

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Bodmin Sight Loss Awareness Day

Jul 21st 10:58am

Our next Community Outreach event will be taking place at Bodmin Library on Tuesday 15... view article

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We Are Hiring: Business Support Assistant

Jul 11th 11:17am

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated assistant to work closely with the Chief Executive... view article

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Summer Festival

Jul 5th 13:21pm

Please join us on Wednesday 19 July for our Summer Festival. We’re opening our doors... view article

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Turn to Starboard Sailing Trip Giveaway

Jul 3rd 13:09pm

Our friends at Turn to Starboard (a registered charity who use sail training to support Armed... view article

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Helston Hospital Desk

Jun 23rd 11:12am

We are very pleased to announce that our Helston Hospital Desk is now up and... view article

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New Partnership Events

Jun 22nd 08:46am

In addition to our upcoming community drop-in events, we have added a series of special... view article

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Cherita Jowelys

Jun 19th 12:04pm

We are thrilled to launch Cherita Jowelys – a range of beautiful handcrafted jewellery produced... view article

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MCF Community Awards

Jun 13th 08:35am

To celebrate 300 years of Freemasonry, the Masonic Charitable Foundation is holding a public vote... view article

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#TechTuesday- Visolux Digital HD Magnifier

May 30th 09:57am

For our latest edition of #TechTuesday our Customer Services Officer, Dom reviews the Visolux Digital... view article

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Access Lizard Adventure Open Event

May 23rd 09:40am

Access Lizard Adventure are offering a free taster session for people with disabilities in Cornwall... view article

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OrCam MyEye Available for Demonstrations

May 19th 11:36am

We are pleased to announce that the OrCam MyEye is now available for demonstration and... view article

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Newquay Sight Loss Awareness Day

May 2nd 10:45am

On Wednesday 7 June we will be holding a Sight Loss Awareness event at Newquay... view article

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Outlook Spring 2017

Apr 28th 13:38pm

The latest edition of Outlook, the iSightCornwall magazine is now available online and in print... view article

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Sensing Nature

Apr 27th 13:33pm

We’re seeking volunteers to help the University of Exeter complete a study exploring how natural... view article

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Helston Cattle Market Sight Loss Awareness Day

Apr 21st 11:26am

Since the New Year we have held our Sight Loss Awareness Day’s in Hayle, Lifton,... view article

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iSightCornwall chosen to be one of Co-op’s local causes

Apr 20th 14:59pm

If you are a Co-op member, you could help us to raise money to assist... view article

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The BBC discuss the history & future of Braille with members of the iSightCornwall team

Apr 20th 10:24am

Over the past week you may have heard us featured on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio... view article

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Helston Library Sight Loss Awareness Event (April 19)

Mar 22nd 10:41am

Following the success of our Sight Loss Awareness Day at Hayle Library earlier this month,... view article

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Wadebridge Community Outreach Sight Loss Awareness Day (April 26)

Mar 21st 14:01pm

Are you visually impaired, losing vision or know someone affected by sight loss? On April... view article

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World Glaucoma Week 2017

Mar 14th 14:07pm

World Glaucoma Week is a collaboration project between the World Glaucoma Association and the World Glaucoma... view article

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#TechTuesday- Humanware Explore 5 Handheld Electronic Magnifier

Mar 7th 16:19pm

For our latest edition of #TechTuesday our Customer Services Officer, Dom reviews the Humanware Explore... view article

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Free Indoor Climbing Session – Indoor Active (Cornwall Services)

Mar 7th 15:45pm

Our friends at Indoor Active (Cornwall Services, Roche) are offering a free climbing session for visually... view article

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Lizard Art Co-Operative Charity of the Year

Feb 27th 14:18pm

The Lizard Art Co-Operative have kindly chosen iSightCornwall to be their charity of the year.... view article

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#TechTuesday – Talking Food Thermometer

Feb 21st 16:15pm

For our latest edition  of #TechTuesday our Customer Services Officer, Dom reviews the Talking Thermometer: •... view article

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Accessibility Training at Indoor Active

Feb 14th 16:04pm

Last Thursday we were lucky to be invited to meet with Amelia and Luke from... view article

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Lifton & Saltash Community Outreach Events

Feb 10th 16:04pm

During October and November of last year, we ran the first of a series of... view article

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50 of Cornwall’s Leading Ladies & Strongest Women

Feb 1st 11:03am

Following on from the Cornwall Inspirational List, Terri and Melissa have now been added to... view article

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Sight Loss Awareness Day at Hayle Library

Jan 30th 12:59pm

We are delighted to invite you along to our Sight Loss Awareness event in collaboration... view article

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Terri named in Top 3 most inspirational people in Cornwall

Jan 23rd 14:24pm

We are very proud to say that our Chief Executive, Terri Rosnau-Ward, has been named... view article

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Online Shop Now Open!

Jan 17th 13:52pm

We are pleased to announce that our online shop is now open! We offer a... view article

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#TechTuesday – W15 Talking Wristwatch

Jan 17th 13:00pm

For our latest edition of #TechTuesday our Customer Services Officer, Dom reviews the W15 Talking... view article

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#TechTuesday – Liquid Level Indicator

Jan 10th 13:42pm

For our latest edition of #TechTuesday our Customer Services Officer, Dom reviews the Liquid Level... view article

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Dry January: How Alcohol Really Affects Your Eyes

Jan 6th 12:03pm

Each January, millions of people take the pledge to abstain from alcohol and go ‘dry’... view article

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Louis Braille Day

Jan 4th 11:09am

Today we celebrate the birthday of Louis Braille who devised the Braille system to help... view article

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Last Calendars Remaining!

Dec 20th 09:37am

We now have less than 20 of our 2017 Large Print Calendars remaining! These calendars are... view article

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* Position Available : Eye Clinic Liaison Officer *

Dec 16th 16:00pm

We’re proud to announce that we are working with Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust to employ... view article

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iSightCornwall Festive Event 🎄

Dec 15th 16:17pm

We would like to say a huge thank you to everybody that attended yesterday’s Christmas... view article

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Talking Books at Hayle Library

Dec 8th 15:59pm

iSightCornwall and Hayle Library have been working together to highlight the advantages of talking books... view article

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#TechTuesday – Breville Hot Cup

Dec 6th 16:16pm

For our latest edition of #TechTuesday our Customer Services Officer, Dom reviews the Hot Cup... view article

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Final Year Project Help

Dec 2nd 12:08pm

Joshua Trathen is studying Sustainable Product Design at Falmouth University. For his final year project... view article

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#TechTuesday – Talking Cube Clock

Nov 29th 13:44pm

For our latest edition of #TechTuesday our Customer Services Officer, Dom reviews the Talking Cube... view article

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Christmas at the Sight Centre

Nov 28th 14:00pm

Christmas is now less than a month away and we would love for you all to... view article

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Newquay Jive donate £4,000 in memory of Sharon Waters

Nov 24th 13:48pm

Members of Newquay Jive have donated £4000 to iSightCornwall in memory of their close friend... view article

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Jill Colton (left) and Sharon Waters

Diabetic Retinopathy Discussion

Nov 18th 14:43pm

BBC Radio Cornwall featured an interesting discussion on diabetic retinopathy on yesterday’s Lawrence Reed Show.... view article

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New Community Outreach Drop-In Event Date Added

Nov 15th 15:53pm

Due to the success of our recent Community Outreach drop-in events we have decided to... view article

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Results from this year’s Annual Fundraising Quiz!

Nov 11th 13:25pm

This year’s annual fundraising quiz took place on Thursday 3 November at Woodlane Social Club,... view article

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iSightCornwall Annual General Meeting 2016

Nov 10th 13:38pm

Yesterday, we held our Annual General Meeting at Tripsen Community Centre.  We received a fantastic... view article

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Verbalise Watches Now Available in our Shop

Oct 20th 10:38am

New for 2016/17 we are proud to announce that we are now stocking Verbalise talking... view article

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James Runs the Eden Project Half Marathon

Oct 18th 14:25pm

On Sunday 16th October our Marketing & Communications Assistant, James ran the Eden Half Marathon... view article

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iSightCornwall Gift Cards Now Available

Oct 17th 09:05am

Struggling to find the perfect present for a loved one?  We are delighted to announce... view article

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World Sight Day 2016

Oct 13th 10:08am

Today is World Sight Day; an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday... view article

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Celebrating 160 Years of iSightCornwall

Oct 11th 11:46am

October is a significant month for iSightCornwall as it marks our 160th birthday, making us... view article

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Warm Home Discount Scheme

Oct 7th 11:19am

The Warm Home Discount is a government led scheme introduced in 2011 to offer support... view article

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‘Shape Your Future’ Event – 8th October (Redruth)

Oct 3rd 11:25am

On Saturday the 8th of November, SENSE are running an event for young people and their... view article

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2017 Large Print Calendars Now Available!

Sep 30th 10:50am

Our 2017 large print calendars have just arrived in time for Christmas! These calendars are great... view article

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Free Taster Day – Target Shooting for the Visually Impaired

Sep 28th 10:25am

Interested in trying a new sport? Helston & District Rifle Club will be holding a... view article

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Supporters Pledge To Give Their #FirstFiver To A Good Cause

Sep 26th 10:30am

The new Bank of England £5 notes came into circulation at the beginning of this... view article

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Community Outreach Drop-In Events – Camborne, Falmouth & Penzance

Sep 21st 12:52pm

We understand that Cornwall is a large rural area and that it can be difficult... view article

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Vision Express Free Eye Test Appointments

Sep 19th 10:09am

To celebrate National Eye Health week Vision Express have decided to offer free eye test... view article

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National Eye Health Week 2016

Sep 19th 09:43am

Today marks the start of the seventh annual National Eye Health Week.  Charities, organisations and... view article

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iSightCornwall Quiz Night Fundraiser

Sep 15th 14:56pm

iSight Annual Charity Quiz with Kernow King This year’s annual iSight Cornwall quiz will be... view article

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HRH The Duke of Gloucester Visits The Sight Centre

Sep 13th 11:33am

His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester officially opened the Resource Centre on Thursday 8 September... view article

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Melissa Reid Targets Tokyo after Rio Bronze Medal Win

Sep 13th 09:49am

On Sunday 11th September, iSightCornwall Patron, Melissa Reid made her Paralympic debut in the Womens... view article

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Fantastic News From Our Benefits Advisor!

Sep 9th 13:53pm

Ruth Broad has been the Benefits Advisor here at iSightCornwall for several years.  Ruth provides... view article

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RNIB Campaign Against Avoidable Sight Loss

Sep 5th 10:53am

Nearly 2 million people in the United Kingdom are currently living with sight loss however... view article

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Updates To The TV License & iPlayer

Sep 2nd 15:00pm

Getting a TV Licence You need to be covered by a TV Licence to watch... view article

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Help Get Steve Cook To The Visually Impaired World Bowls Championships

Aug 31st 09:43am

Steve Cook has been picked to represent his country in the Visually Impaired World Bowls... view article

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Tempus Leisure: Free “Gym n Swim” Passes!

Aug 30th 09:22am

To celebrate the upcoming Paralympic games, disAbility Cornwall & Isles of Scilly have teamed up... view article

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#TechTuesday – LED Portable Z-Light

Aug 23rd 14:27pm

For our latest edition  of #TechTuesday our Customer Services Officer, Dom reviews the LED Portable Z-Light.... view article

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Helston, Health & Well-being Event

Aug 10th 08:34am

St Ives MP, Derek Thomas has invited iSightCornwall to attend a Health & Well-being event... view article

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New Guide on Home Technology Launched for People with Sight Loss

Aug 9th 09:43am

The free guide has just been published by UK sight loss charity Thomas Pocklington Trust,... view article

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A Night with iSight at The Poly, Falmouth

Aug 4th 09:18am

We are very pleased to announce, in association with The Poly in Falmouth ‘A Night... view article

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Inspiring Futures Fund Launched

Jul 29th 09:58am

Yesterday we launched the “Inspiring Futures Fund” as part of our charity’s 160th birthday celebrations.... view article

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New VIP Trustee Service User Opening

Jul 26th 11:25am

We are looking for a service user/client to join our board of trustees and work... view article

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#TechTuesday – Bumpons

Jul 19th 13:58pm

For our latest edition  of #TechTuesday our Customer Services Officer, Dom reviews self adhesive sticky... view article

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Bodmin’s VIP Club is looking for a new organiser

Jul 18th 10:05am

The Bodmin VIP club is one of many social clubs around the county ran by... view article

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iSightCornwall Patron Melissa Reid to represent Team GB at the 2016 Rio Paralympics

Jul 15th 12:12pm

Team Great Britain have just announced their largest triathlon squad for an event debut which... view article

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“Are You Being Served?” Cornwall Fire & Rescue Over 50’s Event

Jul 13th 15:01pm

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service will be hosting an over 50’s event “Are You Being... view article

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#TechTuesday – Sonic USB Stick Player Review

Jul 12th 08:38am

For our first edition  of #TechTuesday our Customer Services Officer, Dom reviews the Sonic USB... view article

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“Notes on Blindness” Special Screening at Newlyn Filmhouse

Jul 5th 13:53pm

We are pleased to announce that Newlyn Filmhouse are putting on a special audio-enhanced screening... view article

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NHS accessible information campaign

Jun 30th 09:27am

From the 31st July 2016 all NHS services must provide accessible information in a format... view article

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OrCam MyEye Demonstration

Jun 29th 12:13pm

This morning members of the iSightCornwall team met with OrCam for a demonstration of the OrCam... view article

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BBC Radio Cornwall Community Outreach Service Interview

Jun 27th 14:34pm

Terri Rosnau-Ward (iSightCornwall CEO) and Debbie Vivian (iSightCornwall Community Development Officer) met with BBC Radio... view article

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Telephone scam

Jun 23rd 13:40pm

We’ve been made aware of a telephone scam where the caller claims to be phoning... view article

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New Service Launched to Promote Independent Living

Jun 22nd 13:37pm

iSightCornwall have launched a new support service for visually impaired people living in Cornwall and... view article

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New Synapptic Diamond-5 smartphone

Jun 17th 13:29pm

We now have the new Synapptic Diamond-5 smartphone here at the Sight Centre. So if... view article

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Changes to the Benefit Cap

Jun 14th 13:29pm

The Welfare Reform and Work Act (2016) introduces some changes to the benefit cap. These... view article

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Low Vision Roadshow

Jun 13th 12:00pm

We’re joining software specialists Dolphin for a series of events in Cornwall to showcase low... view article

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We’re Recruiting: Director of Operations/Deputy CEO

Jun 8th 12:19pm

We’re looking to appoint a Director of Operations to ensure that all of the services of... view article

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Joanna takes on Ten Tors challenge to raise money for iSightCornwall

May 19th 08:23am

We’d like to say a huge thank you to Joanna Carthew for taking part in... view article

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Anyone for tennis?

May 9th 13:18pm

New visually impaired tennis club coming to Cornwall. Tennis for visually impaired people is a... view article

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Fundraising and Development Officer

Apr 28th 11:43am

We are looking to recruit a Fundraising and Development Officer to join our team. You... view article

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We’re Recruiting: Marketing Assistant

Apr 22nd 08:53am

We’re looking for a Marketing Assistant to join our team. This is a new role... view article

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Children’s Judo Club

Apr 18th 11:48am

Judo is one of the world’s most widely participated sports and is suitable for peoples... view article

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We’re Recruiting!

Apr 14th 13:43pm

We have four opportunities to join our expanding team: Development Manager Community Development Officer x2... view article

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New Kitchen Opening Soon!

Feb 15th 09:00am

OPENING SOON! Plans are coming together for the new iSightCornwall kitchen. We aim to hold... view article

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Virgin Money London Marathon 2016

Feb 10th 09:00am

Our Communications Officer, Sally, is running the Virgin Money London Marathon 2016 on the 24th... view article

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Our Assistive Technology Service is Here to Support You

Feb 8th 09:00am

Using Technology to improve your life Do you (or someone you know) have difficulty seeing... view article

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#SuperSketch

Feb 1st 09:00am

A boy of 8 years old has his own website which shows his art, model... view article

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Have Your Say!

Jan 25th 09:00am

Are you a living with sight loss and receiving benefits? Some people in receipt of... view article

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Melissa’s Story

Jan 18th 09:00am

iSightCornwall Patron Melissa Reid – British Elite Paratriathlon Squad Melissa, born in Nottinghamshire, moved to... view article

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2016 Calendars and Diaries for Sale

Jan 4th 09:00am

Our shop at the Sight Centre in Truro stocks a wide variety of merchandise for... view article

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New Finance Trustee Opening

Nov 12th 14:15pm

As we near our 160th year an opportunity has arisen to be an integral part... view article

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Three New Trustees Join the Board

Oct 27th 12:25pm

iSightCornwall Chief Executive, Terri Rosnau-Ward, is delighted to welcome three new Trustees. Mel Colton-Dyer, Sue... view article

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Penny’s Story

Sep 7th 09:46am

Hello my name is Penny. I have a rare immune disease called Sarcoidosis, which lead... view article

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Client Focus Days Announced

Sep 3rd 15:50pm

Client Focus Days Announced  iSightCornwall is pleased to announce a series of Client Focus Days... view article

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Kats Story

Jul 15th 14:54pm

Hello, I’m Kat! I’m 15 years old and I have #funkyeyes. This week, I’m on... view article

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The iSight Cornwall Journey

Jun 18th 08:44am

The iSight Cornwall Journey from Sally Grint on Vimeo.

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Terri’s Story

Jun 17th 14:28pm

Terri's Story from Sally Grint on Vimeo.

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Interview with Dominic Graham Hall at iSight Cornwall

May 13th 15:08pm

When he was three years old Dominic Hall (Dom) was diagnosed with a brain tumour... view article

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