North west news

Campaigning news from the North west 

  • Oxford Road Manchester

    Take part in our Oxford Road user survey

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    We are working with Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and Manchester City Council to ensure that blind and partially sighted people can travel down Oxford Road using their chosen method of transport, safely, easily, and as independently as they wish to.

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    Oldham council to adopt street charter

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    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

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    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.

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    Consultation on services for children with a visual impairment in Manchester

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    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.

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    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.

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