Judi Dench health Update

Dame Judi Dench, who is 87, has age-related macular degeneration, which has caused her eyesight to worsen overtime. She has since found it impossible to do any work on set without assistance. However despite this, she is determined to remain “mobile”. Watch more about her journey – https://www.msn.com/…/judi-dench-health-i…/ar-AAXQt8p…

Diabetes Awareness Week

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Severe sight loss or blindness can be caused by diabetes. Whilst there are specific diabetes related sight conditions, diabetes also increases the likelihood of cataracts or glaucoma. EYECAN supports Islanders with sight loss, no matter how that sight loss is caused. Diabetes Jersey supports people with diabetes and raises public awareness of the need for […]

EYECAN Newsletter – May 2022

Hello once again to all friends of EYECAN.  We hope you are keeping well, and that life is treating you kindly. I would like to start this newsletter by telling you about some recent changes at Westlea.  Firstly, I must let you know that Activities Coordinator, Maxine Preddy, has moved on to a new job, […]

EYECAN Creates Jubilee Flower Display

EYECAN members have been busy putting the final touches to their floral creations in readiness for their Jubilee Flower Display which will be situated at the entrance to the car park opposite St Martins’ Public Hall from Friday 27th May. Members have been working for several months at EYECAN’s Westlea Centre creating the 70 decorated […]

Sun Awareness Week 2nd – 8th May

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Did you know that the sun rays which cause sunburn can also harm your eyes? Invisible UVA and UVB rays enter our eyes whenever we’re exposed to sunlight. Usually, our eyes can absorb the rays without damage being caused. However, high exposure to them is a risk factor in the development of cataract. People who […]

EYECAN Electric Vehicle Survey

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With the increase in the number of electric and hybrid vehicles on the road, EYECAN wishes to understand the impact of these vehicles on pedestrian safety. Whilst these vehicles are understandably beneficial to the environment, they are much quieter on the road than cars with a combustion engine, and therefore are harder to identify for […]

Connect Voices Current Opportunities

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Do you know about Connect Voices? This is your way to get involved in RNIB’s work and help shape what they do. Whether it’s completing a short survey, taking part in a quick poll or sharing your views in an online discussion, you can choose how involved you want to be. Follow the link to […]

EYECAN Wins at Jersey Tech Awards

We are so proud and excited to announce that EYECAN won the Public Sector/Charity award in this year’s annual Jersey Tech Awards which took place on Friday! EYECAN is dedicated to staying at the forefront of every technological development, forming key relationships with large technology providers and introducing them to members at EYECAN Solutions. The […]

Jersey Eisteddfod

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Our creative members recently took part in the Jersey Eisteddfod with notable success! 10 members entered a total of 20 entries, consisting of paintings, mosaics and button pictures. Sarah won 2 trophies – The Robert & Irene Le Brocq trophy for acrylics, as well as The Premier award trophy for Adult Art 2022. Sir Stephen […]

Roadworks around Westlea Centre

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Starting on Monday 28 February, a section of La Rue Du Clos Fallu, St Martin, will be closed to through traffic for approximately 6 days. This is due to excavation works necessary for Jersey Electricity to divert an electrical supply.