East midlands news

Campaigning news from the East midlands 

  • GP visual awareness training in East Midlands


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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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