Campaigning news from the North west
Cumbria County Council has pledged to work with local blind and partially sighted campaigners and RNIB to tackle the growing issue of street clutter.
Campaigners from Cumbria swapped places with drivers and managers at Stagecoach’s bus station in Carlisle as part of our Stop for me, Speak to me campaign on 21 October.
Liverpool volunteer campaigner, Louise Dwyer, is working with Liverpool City Council in order to tackle the challenges blind and partially sighted people face getting out and about in the city.
Regional Campaigns Officer for the North West, Lindsay Armstrong and Action Business Development Manager, Ronnie Chikwama delivered a presentation at a sight loss adviser roundtable event, as part of RNIB’s See the need project.
Salford and Eccles MP, Rebecca Long-Bailey, staff from Salford Council’s Highways team, Councillors and Police Community Support Officers took part in a blindfold walk around Salford on 12 August to understand the challenges that blind and partially sighted people face getting out and about in Salford.