Yorkshire and humber news

Campaigning news from Yorkshire and Humber

  • 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.

  • Bradford City Council introduce zero tolerance to Advertising boards


    On 8 October, Bradford City Councillors voted for a zero tolerance approach to Advertising boards. This is a massive win for campaigners in Bradford!

  • 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.

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