North west news

Campaigning news from the North west 

  • 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.

  • 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.

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