West midlands news

Campaigning news from the West midlands 

  • Share your experience of the built environment in the West Midlands

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    Do you find it hard to cross the road safely in your local area? Does bin collection day make it almost impossible for you to leave your house? We’re gathering information from blind and partially sighted people in the West Midlands about their experiences of accessing their local area.

  • Live in Worcestershire? Have your say on proposals to restrict cataract surgery

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    In March, three Clinical Commissioning Groups which manage the budget for the local healthcare across Worcestershire announced that they were exploring plans to reduce costs in some treatment areas, including cataract surgery. Find out how to have your say.

  • Making a difference and protecting vital services

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    Thank you to over 200 people who have taken the campaign action to help protect vital rehabilitation services. Your support is making a real difference.

  • Solihull Street Charter

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    Rebecca Swift, Regional Campaigns Officer for the West Midlands, in conjunction with a focus group of local blind and partially sighted people and members of the Solihull Vulnerable Road Users group, is working with Solihull Council to create a street charter.

  • Worcester MP takes blindfold walk challenge

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    Robin Walker MP took part in a blindfold walk around Worcester to highlight the challenges that blind and partially sighted people face when getting out and about in their local areas on 30 October.

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