Donation to help sight-impaired tune in.
SIGHT-impaired people across Yorkshire Yorkshire, former county, N England. In 1974, Yorkshire was divided into the nonmetropolitan counties of Humberside, Cleveland, North Yorkshire, and partially into the metropolitan county of West Yorkshire. All but North Yorkshire have since been dissolved. are to enjoy better access to the radio, thanks to a charitable donation.
The Yorkshire Building Society The Yorkshire Building Society is the fourth largest building society in the UK, with its headquarters in Bradford, England. Assets now exceed £16.3 billion.
In 1864, the Huddersfield Equitable Permanent Benefit Building Society was founded in Huddersfield, and expansion through a Charitable Foundation has given pounds 1,000 to the British Wireless for the Blind Fund to buy specially adapted radio kits.
The kits, which include tape and CD facilities, are part of the charity's Radio for Life project.
The Fund was launched in 1929 by Winston Churchill and provides audio equipment on free permanent loan to registered blind and partially-sighted adults and children in need across the country.