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Lottery Funds Support Visually Impaired In Malton and Pickering

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8:47am 16th July 2013

An existing project in Malton and Pickering is today receiving £54,500 funding to continue to develop a range of activity support services for adults with sight problems.

It is one of eight projects across Yorkshire and the Humber sharing in over £1.8 million from Big Lottery Fund.

The existing project, Sight Support Ryedale has received £54,500 to continue and develop a range of activity support services for adults who are visually impaired and living in the rural locations of Malton and Pickering in North Yorkshire.

The project will continue to host leisure activities, excursions, socialising and informative events including yoga and swimming sessions and book and walking groups, specifically tailored for those with sight loss. Alongside this, the funding will help the project to increase its capacity and raise its profile, including the recruitment of eight new volunteers and the development of a befriending service.

Caroline James, Big Lottery Fund regional spokesperson said: “All projects receiving Lottery good cause funding today are very much about providing people with positive opportunities enabling them to lead more fulfilled lives. These projects will mean people feel much less isolated and more confident in their communities.”

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