Campaigning news from Yorkshire and Humber
On Thursday 9 June, people with sight loss met with key figures from Rotherham Council to raise their concerns about the current state of Rotherham’s vision rehabilitation services.
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, 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.
RNIB volunteer campaigner, Liz Franklin has launched a campaign to get more crossings put in to her small town of Tickhill.
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.