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Why we love working for EYECAN!

Staff at EYECAN pose for a photo of all of them displaying their cut out hearts for Valentine's Day.

Our staff have been busy preparing Hearts for Valentines Day. Each member was asked to contribute a personal message about why they love working for EYECAN.

Restoration of Westlea Plaque

It’s the small things that often mean the most! Thank you to Trinity Joinery and Rene Rabet Carpentry Ltd who have helped restore our opening plaque from 1994. Not only did they offer their skills for free, but they have managed to maintain the integrity of the original wood used 30 years ago which means […]

Road Safety Week

Image shows a view of a busy street crossing with a blurred centre to demonstrate what a person with macular-degeneration might experience.

STOP LOOK? LISTEN People with visual impairment may struggle to see things that you or I take for granted. Just because you can see them, doesn’t mean that they can see you. On Road Safety Week we ask all road users to assist islanders with visual impairment by turning on lights in dull conditions, stop […]

Autumn Members’ Newsletter

Image shows EYECAN team and display stall in NatWest banking hall market stall

Hello to all friends of EYECAN. There’s lots to tell you about in this edition of our Newsletter.   New CEO Firstly, let me introduce myself; my name is Mark Coxshall and I’ve been EYECAN’s Chief Executive Officer since late July.   I’m delighted and privileged to be leading the EYECAN team. My initial impression […]

SHA’S STORY

Image of EYECAN member Sha Khan wearing a bright yellow running shirt. He is punching his fist in the air. Behind him are red and white barriers

EYECAN member Sha Khan has been pushing himself to the limits with his running, swimming and cycling. In this article by Move More he explains all. https://movemore.je/real-stories-sha/

Nystagmus Awareness Day

Richard Osman, the television presenter, producer, comedian, director and novelist has nystagmus, which causes his eyes to move or “wobble” constantly.

Fir Cuttings Wanted

WE NEED YOUR HELP ! We are making Christmas wreaths with our members and need fir cuttings. If you are picking up your Christmas tree this weekend, please bear us in mind for any off cuts that you may have as we can put them to good use. Please contact us and we can arrange […]

Essential Oils for Wellbeing Course

Our sense of smell is powerful and there is research that suggests essential oils can improve mental health. Jersey Recovery college are running Essential Oils for Wellbeing – for those with sight loss on Tuesday 8th and 15th November from 2.15 to 4.15 pm at Age Concern, Val Plaisant. This accessible course is being run […]

What are we working on?

Our Activity Club members have been very busy over the past few weeks. Can you guess what they are working on? All will be revealed at the end of August….

EYECAN Summer Lunch

On 16th June EYECAN’s social club members, staff and volunteers enjoyed a beautiful three course lunch in the Rosiere Suite at St. Brelade’s Bay Hotel, Jersey The event, which compensated for all the Christmas meals missed since 2019, was such a success that it looks set to become a fixture. Excellent food and sunshine are […]