Best of Connect

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    Enter RNIB’s Writing Competition


    This January, RNIB is launching its eleventh annual writing competition for budding writers and poets in the community to enter.

  • Photo of Daniel's guide dog Zodiac

    My new guide dog Zodiac


    Daniel Williams talks about his journey to becoming a new guide dog owner.

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    “My vision for life”


    At 85 years old, Maxine Turkington believes life can be enjoyed at any age and under most circumstances. You just need to make it happen.

  • “I felt ashamed because I thought people wouldn’t accept me”


    A new series of films aims to help people understand different sight conditions.

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    Hull volunteer awarded for increasing cycling opportunities for people with sight loss


    Robin Russell, a volunteer from the sight loss charity HERIB, has won a Volunteer of Year award after raising funds for new tandem bicycles and bringing more blind and sighted riders together.

  • Pick up the phone it's time to talk


    Connect member, Linda Chave, tells us about the time she decided to pick up the phone and join one of our Talk and Support courses.

  • Olivia Gallagher, T33 wheelchair racer

    Olivia's 2018 World Games Dream


    A young Connect member shares her story of being selected for the 2018 CPRISA World Games.

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    Why my sight loss will never hold me back


    Simon Feeney did well in school, obtained a degree and enjoys a successful career – just don’t mention his nystagmus.

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    Losing sight


    Community member and poet Dinah Milson shares one of her poems with Connect.

  • Jess Morton in Croatia

    Conquering my fears in Croatia


    Community Engagement Coordinator, Jess Morton, shares her holiday adventure in Croatia… Visiting other countries and experiencing their culture has always been at the top of my to-do list. Like many people out there, I have an extremely long bucket list of countries I am desperate to visit, and this is why I try to travel as often as possible.

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