Wiltshire Sight and the Thomas Pocklington Trust are now supporting Vision West of England to provide services for blind and partially sighted people across Wiltshire, Bristol, Bath and South Gloucestershire.

Wiltshire Sight continue to provide services across Wiltshire from the St Lucy’s Centre in Devizes.

For all Wiltshire Sight up-coming events do visit the Wiltshire Sight Facebook page.

We are currently working on a website for Vision West of England so in the meantime do visit the Vision West of England Facebook page for up-coming events in Bristol, Bath and South Gloucestershire.

To find out more about services in Bristol, Bath and South Gloucestershire do email info@visionwestofengland.org.uk or call 0117 322 4885.

We assist more than 2,500 people of all ages, as well as their families and carers.

We offer information, advice and guidance, as well as giving people practical and emotional support to help them in their daily lives. We have a fully equipped resource centre at St Lucy’s in Devizes, offering state-of-the-art assistive technology products and low vision aids.

Why not visit our centre to find out more or give us a call for more information. You can also sign up to our newsletter for regular updates.01

Wiltshire Sight do not charge for their services and receive no statutory funding. Therefore, if you like what we do, please consider making a donation – click here – that will enable us to continue to support the growing number of people with sight loss in Wiltshire.




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Sonic Portable USB Player Sonic Portable USB Player
Offering superb sound quality from its two built-in speakers, this easy-to-use, portable MP3 players will play content such as audio books, music and talking newspapers directly from a USB stick.
Writing Packs Writing Packs
Writing Pack 1
1 x A5 pad
1 x broad ended pen
1 x fine felt tip penWriting Pack 2
1 x A5 pad
1 x broad ended pen
1 x fine felt tip pen
1 x signature guide
1 x envelop address guide
Talking Kitchen Scales Talking Kitchen Scales
Talking kitchen scale, mains powered. Weighs up to 5kg or 11lb, simply add contents to the white bowl and the weight will be given in a male English voice.
Glowmat Glowmat
A coaster size mat that glows in the dark making it easier to locate items in low lighting.

Living with Failing Sight – DVD’s sent out on request

Living with Failing SightAs part of Wiltshire Sight early intervention we can support many people with a DVD about Living with Failing Sight, this can be supported with your families and carers. The DVD will enable you with information, services and equipment.

For more information or to order please call us on 01380 723682.


Sight & Sound

Enhanced Vision


Wiltshire Sight have equipment from the above organisations available for demonstration at St Lucy’s Sight Centre.


Latest News & Events

Vision West of England Menu of Services

This menu of services details what services Vision West of England provides, how you can reach us and and how to get involved. You can read it here.

Vision West of England open days and Macular event

Come along meet the team and find out more about Vision West of England, what we can offer and how you can influence and get involved. There will be an open day at both out Wiltshire and Bristol hubs.

Vision West of England will also be having a Macular event providing information, advice and support for people living with Macular and professionals who would like to know more about the eye condition.

Read the news post for more information.

Upcoming Events

Our peer support and information session’s coming up in July:

Bradford on Avon Library, Wednesday 25th July, 2pm – 4pm

St Lucy’s Sight Centre, Devizes, Wednesday 18th July, 10am – 2pm, Wednesday 25th July, 10am – 2pm,

Click the posters and visit the peer support and information sessions page for more information.

OrCam Experience

OrCam is a wearable smart camera that can read text and recognise faces, to benefit people who are visually impaired. Melissa Sansum tried out the device at the Macular Group meeting, held monthly at Wiltshire Sight and wrote an article about her experience and thoughts. This can be read here.

The Kitchen Timer

We have a new article on kitchen timers, written by Gadget Gordon. You can read it here.

Gloucestershire Growlers

This visually impaired cricket team are based in Cheltenham and offer funding towards travel costs. Contact Ed Hastings on 07849 615729 for more details.

Sensory Play Resource Centre

Join Wiltshire Sight’s Zoom Club for amazing free play sessions in the school holidays. Come along and have a look at our new sensory toys including instruments, books, lights and sensory walls.

Call 01380 723682 for more information.

Devizes Macular Support Group

The Devizes Macular Support Group meets on the last Thursday of each month (excluding December) from 1.30pm to 3.30pm at Wiltshire Sight. The meetings are open to anyone affected by central vision loss. carers are welcome too.

For further details please call 01264 321963.

Handy Hints Booklet

Handy Hints BookletThis booklet is filled with hints on everything from gardening to travel, all tailored specifically to make the lives of people with sight loss easier.
Read our new Handy Hints booklet