West midlands news

Campaigning news from the West midlands 

  • Campaign success - taxi driver fined for Guide Dog refusal


    A taxi driver has been fined £2,100 for refusing to carry a blind woman and her guide dog.

  • West Midlands campaigners have their say on NHS accessible information


    On 23 September campaigners attended a workshop in Birmingham about NHS England's accessible information standard.The accessible information standard is being developed to make sure that health and social care providers have a systematic approach to recording and responding to patients' communication and information needs.

  • MP for North Warwickshire and Bedworth goes on blindfold bus journey


    On 20 August, Dan Byles, MP North Warwickshire and Bedworth, went on a blindfold bus journey with a group of local campaigners and staff from the Warwickshire Association for the Blind as part of our ‘Stop for me, speak to me’ campaign.

  • Marcus Jones MP takes part in blindfold bus journey


    On 24 July, local campaigner Steve Plumpton took Marcus Jones, MP for Nuneaton, on a blindfold bus journey so that he understands the difficulty blind and partially residents face when travelling by bus.

  • Solihull crossing under threat


    As part of a town centre improvement project, Solihull Council is proposing to remove two controlled crossings in the busy town centre.

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