East midlands news

Campaigning news from the East midlands 

  • GP visual awareness training in East Midlands

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    Our East Midlands Regional Campaigns Officer, Claire Lawrence, recently ran visual awareness training sessions for over 50 GPs, medical students and Senior Nursing staff from across the region.

  • Easy Link Bus service launches in Nottingham

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    Nottingham City Council have replaced their Dial a Ride bus service with a newer and more efficient Easy Link Bus service for disabled people to use throughout Nottingham City.

  • Improving train travel in the East Midlands

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    East Midlands Trains are keen to improve their services for customers with sight loss. So much so that from 5 to 11 October, we held a fantastic week raising awareness of access to train travel with their staff at Leicester Station.

  • Tech support in the East Midlands

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    Sarah Leadbetter, a Volunteer Campaign Co-ordinator, has formed her own technology support group in Leicestershire. Find out more and how you can join.

  • Boston and Skegness Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate takes blindfold walk challenge

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    Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Boston and Skegness, Matt Warman, learnt about the difficulties people with sight loss face getting out and about in Boston when he took part in a blindfold walk on 9 April.

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