Campaigning news from the East midlands
Claire Lawrence, our Regional Campaigns Officer for the East Midlands, and campaigns volunteer Dan Powell, are looking for blind and partially sighted people who would be interested in free sessions with a personal trainer.
Our Regional Campaigns Officer for the East Midlands is currently working with PureGym on an access to gyms campaign for blind and partially sighted people.
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.
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.
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.