Yorkshire and humber news

Campaigning news from Yorkshire and Humber

  • Hull City Council signs up to Street Charter to improve accessibility for disabled people


    We’re thrilled to announce that on 17 February, Hull City Council became the first council in the UK to launch their ‘street charter’ which was developed alongside disabled people.

  • Yorkshire campaigner meets Caroline Flint MP


    Yorkshire campaigner, Liz Franklin, met with her MP Caroline Flint on 15 January to raise concerns about proposed cuts to benefits and the lack of crossings in her area.

  • Where can I cross the road in Tickhill?


    RNIB volunteer campaigner, Liz Franklin has launched a campaign to get more crossings put in to her small town of Tickhill.

  • Tackling inaccessible crossings in York


    Rachael Maskell, MP for York Central, met with blind and partially sighted people in York to see for herself the difficulties people with sight loss face navigating around the city centre on 27 November.

  • Retail challenge in Leeds


    Volunteer Campaign Coordinators Charlotte Proctor and Ann Kohler have been working with young people from the National Citizenship Service to raise awareness of the barriers people with sight loss face when shopping independently.

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