Yorkshire and humber news

Campaigning news from Yorkshire and Humber

  • Challenging crossings in Leeds


    Leeds volunteer campaigner, Jane McDonnell, has been campaigning to make a central Leeds crossing safe for people with sight loss after almost being hit by a car due to drivers ignoring the red light.

  • Working to get a street charter in Hull


    Ann Kohler, our Hull Volunteer Campaign Coordinator has been busy campaigning for accessible streets in her area.

  • Making Better Barnsley better for people with sight loss


    Local campaigners led a Blindfold Walk event on 1 July in order to help the Better Barnsley Team, responsible for delivering the Town’s three year public realm scheme, understand the difficulties people with sight loss have moving around Barnsley's town centre.

  • Engaging with waste management in Leeds


    Leeds volunteer campaigner Charlotte Proctor met with Leeds City Council waste management on 27 May to encourage them to engage more positively with blind and partially sighted people in the city.

  • Tackling A-boards in the East Riding of Yorkshire


    RNIB volunteer campaigners Dianne Woodford and Ann Kohler met with enforcement and policy officers from the East Riding of Yorkshire Council during May to discuss street obstructions across the county.

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