Accessible information news

  • People in the West Midlands tell their GPs they Need it to Read it


    Blind and partially sighted people across the West Midlands have been taking part in our Need it to Read it campaign and requesting their health information in a format they can read.

  • AD video on demand

    Have your say on On-Demand Programme Services


    Ofcom recently took over regulation of video on-demand services - such as Amazon Prime Instant Video and ITV Player - from the Authority for TV on Demand (ATVOD). Ofcom are consulting on how to measure the accessibility of these services and want to hear your views.

  • Successful RNIB Connect campaign workshop in Bristol


    Volunteers and campaigners gathered in Bristol on Monday 12 September for a workshop on campaigning.

  • Volunteer campaigner gets her message into living rooms


    Linda Wilson, Volunteer Campaign Coordinator in the North West, was featured on ITV Borders hosting an event for people with sight loss in Cockermouth as part of our Need it to Read it campaign.

  • “Book famine” treaty coming into force


    On 30 June 2016, Canada became the 20th country to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty. The Treaty should allow for thousands more accessible books to be available to blind and partially sighted people, both in the UK and elsewhere. Canada’s ratification on 30 June therefore means the Marrakech Treaty will come into force on 30 September 2016.

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