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  • Image shows white cane user on street

    Oldham council to adopt street charter


    We're delighted that Oldham Council will be adopting a street charter for blind and partially sighted people.

  • We want to hear from you in Manchester


    Lindsay Coyle, Regional Campaigns Officer for the North West, is looking to hear from people impacted by new cycle bypass lanes that have been installed along Oxford Road in central Manchester.

  • Picture shows a child and adult sat at a table

    Consultation on services for children with a visual impairment in Manchester


    Manchester City Council are reviewing how they support blind and partially sighted children and young people in education. Find out more and have your say by 8 February 2017.

  • Hey! Teachers! Don’t leave them kids alone.


    Manchester City Council have agreed to work with us to make sure that proposed changes don’t stop services from meeting the needs of blind and partially sighted children and their families.

  • Passengers swap places with bus drivers in Cumbria


    A group of blind and partially sighted people swapped places with Stagecoach bus drivers in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria on Thursday 22 September to demonstrate the barriers they face when travelling on buses.

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