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