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Campaigning news from the North west 

  • Proposed changes to busy Manchester area


    Manchester City Council and Transport for Greater Manchester are in the process of developing the busy Oxford Road area in the centre of the city.

  • North West campaigner working to improve local hospital environment


    Mike Tupper is a volunteer campaigner in the North West. With PLACE assessments just kicking off; he shared his thoughts and experiences of PLACE and why you should get involved.

  • Paul Maynard MP visits sight loss adviser at Blackpool Victoria Hospital


    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.

  • Steve Rotheram MP visits ECLO at Aintree Hospital


    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.

  • MP learns of difficulties faced by people with sight loss in Sale


    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.

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