North west news
Campaigning news from the North west
On 21 November, Paul Maynard, MP for Blackpool North and Cleveleys paid a visit to the sight loss adviser service at Blackpool Victoria Hospital in order to learn more about the vital role sight loss advisers play in supporting people who have been told that they are losing their sight.
On 17 October, Steve Rotheram, MP for Liverpool Walton, joined us alongside Bradbury Fields, who deliver services for blind and partially sighted people across Merseyside, to talk about the need for people to be given support when diagnosed with a sight condition.
RNIB campaigner, Nick Goodwin invited his local MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East, local councillors and Police Officers to take part in a blindfold walk around Sale on 12 September.
Manchester City Council have included a "gold standard" sight loss chapter in their Joint Strategic Needs Assessment.
On 19 May, more than 20 blind and partially sighted people from across the North West attended a conference hosted by the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Greater Manchester.