Spoken Word at York Literature Festival

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York Literature Festival takes place from 16th – 30th March, with events across the city. The festival includes a great range of events from published authors, local writing groups and performance poets. It kicks off tonight with a launch event featuring Joanne Harris. With great evenings of entertainment including conversations with Michael Palin, Mark Gratiss, […]

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Senior Sensory Hub Officer and Volunteer Coordinator

We have an exciting new role coming up in our new senosry hub. From April we need a Senior Sensory Hub Officer and Volunteer Coordinator. The hub will be a central place for infomation, advise and equipment for those with sight, hearing or dual sensory loss. For details of the job please read our job […]

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2017 Conference Announced

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THURSDAY 11TH MAY 2017 Our next Conference date is booked and you are invited! This year, our theme is “Connecting Communities – Problems and Solutions to reducing isolation” We are aware of the impact that a visual and/or hearing impairment can have on people, particularly when accessing services, building a network and forging connections for […]

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Volunteer in 2017

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Volunteer for the Wilberforce Trust and help us to support those with sight loss in York and the surrounding area. In the new year the Wilberforce Trust will be opening an equipment demonstration centre in our offices in Huntington. We’re looking for people who can help in the centre for one morning or afternoon a […]

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