Campaigning news from the South east
RNIB and a local campaigner presented the RNIB street charter toolkit to Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on 8 January.
Portsmouth Volunteer Campaign Coordinator, Dave Taylor, is celebrating successfully challenging his local cinema to provide greater access to audio description.
Milton Keynes Councillor Sarah Betteley took part in a walk around Stoney Stratford with Milton Keynes Volunteer Campaign Coordinator, Padma Cheriyan to understand the challenges blind and partially sighted people face when getting out and about in their local areas.
Campaigners and sight loss charities participated in a round table event on the campaign to get a sight loss adviser in Basingstoke.
RNIB Volunteer Campaign Coordinator for Milton Keynes, Padma Cheriyan, has been speaking to local restaurants, cafes and pubs about how a PenFriend could make their menus accessible to blind and partially sighted people in the city: