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York A Boards ban comes into force

From today (the 1st February) A boards are banned within the centre of York. The ban comes following the decision by the council at their Executive’s meeting last August. A boards are a form of street furniture that advertise shops, pubs, restaurant and the like. They can cause problem for those with mobility impairment, including…

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Sensory Equipment to Buy

You can now buy sensory equipment through the Wilberforce Trust. The sensory equipment is available to purchase through our sensory sessions. At the sensory sessions we will display a catalogue of prices and items to buy. Started from just £1 and ranging upwards the sensory items can be bought and taken home to enjoy. Our…

Technology support sessions coming soon

Technology Support at Connect Cafe

Our next Connect Cafe takes place on the 26th January. Thursday 26 January, 10:30 – 12:00pm. The cafe will include a demonstration from our Assistive Technology Advisor. Christine will be providing a technology demonstration and giving advice on how technology could assist you in your daily life. Plus there will be the usual tea, coffee,…

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Volunteer in 2017

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…