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Accessible information

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Bus campaigning

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Education campaigning

  • Changes to Disabled Student’s Allowance (DSA)

    The Government has announced plans to modernise the disabled students’ allowance, they say that the current arrangements do not recognise technological advances, increases in use of technology nor the Equality Act 2010.

  • RNIB respond to the draft SEN code of practice

    RNIB has submitted a response to the Department of Education and the Department of Health's latest consultation as part of the changes to SEN provision in England.

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Employment campaigns

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The Eye pod tour

  • The Eye pod visits Barnsley

    On 13 March 2014 we took the Eye Pod to a meeting of the Governing Body for Barnsley NHS Clinical Commissioning Group.

  • Eye Pod at South Essex College

    On 9 and 10 December 2013 the Eye Pod was exhibited at the Cross Campus of South Essex College of Further and Higher Education as part of a disability awareness week organised by the Sensory Support Team.

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Protecting welfare support

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Save our sight

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Sight loss advisors

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Social care

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Talking ATMs

  • Great blog and video from Barclay's about talking ATMs

    Barclay's bank have put up a great blog on their website explaining how they came on board with the Talking ATMs campaign and led the sector in introducing the facility across their network.

  • Try a talking ATM

    At the end of October 2013 RNIB South East members got the opportunity to try a Co-Op talking ATM at a forum event.

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Envision network

  • Blindfold walk is an eye opener for Darlington councillors

    RNIB campaigner Adele Waterfall-Brown took Darlington councillors on a blindfold walk on 10 June to raise awareness of the difficulties people with sight loss face every day.

  • Envision steering group

    We recently formed a steering group for the Envision network, made up of eight members of the network. The group work with our campaigns team to help coordinate and drive forward the work of Envision.

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Other campaigning

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East of england

Campaigning news from the East of England 

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East midlands

Campaigning news from the East midlands 

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London

Campaigning news from London

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North east

Campaigning news from the North East 

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North west

Campaigning news from the North west 

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South east

Campaigning news from the South east 

  • Go Coach sign up to ‘We’re on board’ bus charter

    Go-Coach, the Sevenoaks based bus operator has become the latest operator to sign up to RNIB’s ‘We’re on board’ bus charter.

  • Southampton Swap with me event

    As part of RNIB’s “Stop for Me, Speak to Me” fortnight of action, blind and partially sighted people from across Southampton and surrounding areas took part in a Swap with Me event held in the city on 18 July.

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South west

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West midlands

Campaigning news from the West midlands 

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Yorkshire and humber

Campaigning news from Yorkshire and Humber

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Europe and worldwide

Campaigning news from Europe and worldwide

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