Services

Independence

My Sight Nottinghamshire is a local charity which promotes greater independence for visually impaired people of all ages throughout the county by providing practical support, advice, information, training and adapted leisure activities.

Live life to the full

The charity is at the forefront of the local voluntary sector, providing services that empower visually impaired people to live more independently and achieve their true potential within their own community.

  • Communication Services

    • Talking Newspapers

      Audio News to Your Door Our Talking Newspapers volunteers provide an up to date summary of the written news along with stories of interest in an audio format. There is a £1 annual subscription for this service and donations are always welco...

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    • Transcription Service

      Welcome to Touch Transcriptions supported by My Sight Nottinghamshire We offer a professional and specialist service creating Braille, audio and large print for individuals and businesses across the UK. We can convert all types of text including ...

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  • Independent Living

    • My Sight Advice

      Magnification and correct lighting are vital to many of our clients. Get the right advice on magnification We are often aware that people struggle to use their magnifier effectively, so have decided to run specialist days to support you in...

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    • My Guide Sighted Guide

      Many blind and partially sighted people across Notts find it hard to go out alone. We want to change that. Reduce isolation and gain confidence Working alongside our partners at Guide Dogs, we deliver the My Guide service, which aims to reduce ...

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    • Computer Service

      Computer and IT Support services There are many ways in which we are helping people with a visual impairment learn about new technology or get to grips with computers, the internet or mobile phones. Help at home Our home visiting technology s...

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    • British Wireless for the Blind Scheme

      Accessible Audio on Free Loan We are the local agents for the national charity British Wireless for the Blind Fund.  There are a range of options available from basic radios to the latest MP3 and podcasting technology.    This fu...

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    • Information and Support at the Queens Medical Centre

      Support at the Eye Clinic Our Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) based at Queens Medical Centre is available to support patients who are newly diagnosed as having a visual impairment, or those who have had a change in their vision. The ECLO can al...

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    • Equipment and Advice Centre

      The Equipment and Advice Centre is open most Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The centre is in the Victoria Centre Market opposite Peggy's Pantry and between Mary & Tony's Book Shop and The Gold Shop. For more details on the location ...

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    • Equipment in the Community

      Bringing Support Services to You Our Equipment in the Community Service visits 28 locations throughout Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire. These visits offer you the opportunity to view a selection of our most popular items of equipment for dail...

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  • Social and Leisure Services

    • Choir

      Do you often find yourself singing in the shower? Well our Choir is for you!  We have launched our new My Sight Nottinghamshire Choir, which meets fortnightly on a Wednesday afternoon at the ICC on Mansfield Road Nottingham. We produce the s...

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    • Active Leisure

      We provide a range of leisure activities which have a focus on keeping you fit! Gym and Swim Weekly Thursday Gym and Swim sessions take place at the University of Nottingham Jubilee and Beeston sites. The sessions are open to all regardless of ...

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    • Social Groups

      Weekly Groups Our weekly social groups offer our older service users the chance to get together and take part in activities such as flower arranging, card making, music appreciation and dancing. Current Groups: Nottingham Thursday Group Cra...

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    • Arts and Crafts

      Be Creative If you or someone you know has a creative streak but struggles to access art and craft because of sight loss, then why not get involved in our weekly Arts sessions?  Led by Jeanne Roberts, our Arts Development Officer, along with...

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    • Bowling

      Meet New People Our Evening Socials offer the opportunity to meet up with people who share the similar interests.  10 Pin Bowling Evenings - The last Wednesday of the month Fancy a couple of games of ten pin bowling? For just £6 pe...

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  • Sports and Healthy Lifestyle Services

    • Nottinghamshire Knights Cricket Club

      We are contstanly on the look out for new players, and there is no better time to join then now! Our indoor nets training runs from January until May 2016. Nottingham Knights 2016 Cricket dates: Winter training details: These will take place ...

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    • Goalball

      Goalball A joint venture between the University of Nottingham and My Sight Nottinghamshire, the club has been running since October 2010 and competed in its first regional tournament in Sheffield only a month later! Goalball is a sport that fea...

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