South east news
Campaigning news from the South east
South East Volunteer Campaigns Coordinator, Padma Cheriyan organised and hosted the launch of a new campaigning group for Milton Keynes and the surrounding area.
We’re working alongside colleagues from Action for Blind People and Southampton Sight and Opensight to protect the local Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) service which has been removed due to budget cuts.
Go-Coach, the Sevenoaks based bus operator has become the latest operator to sign up to RNIB’s ‘We’re on board’ bus charter.
As part of RNIB’s “Stop for Me, Speak to Me” fortnight of action, blind and partially sighted people from across Southampton and surrounding areas took part in a Swap with Me event held in the city on 18 July.
Mike Weatherley, MP for Hove learnt more about the vital service that an Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) provides to patients on a visit to the Brighton Eye Hospital on 23 May.