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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.

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Employment

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The Eye pod tour

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Protecting welfare support

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Save our sight

  • Essex campaigner tackles the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) in his area

    Essex Volunteer Campaign Coordinator, Phil Lee decided that something had to be done when he discovered that eye health was not effectively covered in Essex’s Joint Strategic Needs Assessment early this year.

  • NHS England wants to hear from you

    NHS England is the body that aims to improve health outcomes for people in England. They have just launched a consultation on improving eye health and the provision of eye health services, as well as reducing avoidable sight loss.

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Sight loss advisors

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Social care

  • Alan Johnson MP learns about Hull rehabilitation service

    MP for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle, Alan Johnson met with Hull Sensory Team's rehabilitation workers and people with sight loss who have benefited from the rehabilitation service in Hull on 24 January at Hull and East Riding Institute for the Blind.

  • Oliver Colvile MP visits Plymouth rehabilitation service

    Oliver Colvile, MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport, visited the Hearing and Sight Centre at Plymouth Guild on 19 December in order to learn about the importance of good rehabilitation after first being registered as blind or partially sighted.

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Talking ATMs

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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

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London

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North east

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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

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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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