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Campaigning news from the South west 

  • Campaign success in Keynsham, but lessons must be learned


    Blind and partially sighted campaigners have urged Bath and North East Somerset Council to "learn lessons" from the Keynsham Civic Centre redevelopment scheme.

  • RNIB hosts tactile paving consultation event in Bristol


    RNIB hosted a consultation event in Bristol with the Department of Transport on 4 November 2015 about proposals to change guidance on the use of tactile paving.

  • Blindfold walk for North Dorset MP


    North Dorset MP Simon Hoare, who is championing a private member's bill to restrict cars parking on pavements, was given some first hand experience of the issues facing blind and partially sighted people in Blandford Forum recently.

  • #SeeTheNeed roundtable in Truro promises action on ECLOs


    RNIB and Action for Blind People held a successful roundtable event in Truro this week to promote the #SeeTheNeed campaign to secure more sight loss adviser posts across the country.

  • Bristol MP takes blindfold walk challenge


    Bristol North West MP Charlotte Leslie joined volunteer campaigner Jenny Hodges on a blindfold walk around Henleaze on 4 September in order to highlight the challenges blind and partially sighted people face when getting out and about.

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