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  • RNIB and the Bank of England work together on the new accessible bank notes


    Shopping just got brighter for people living with sight loss, following the announcement that the Bank of England is due to bring in new bank notes this year, which incorporate features to help blind and partially sighted people better navigate their notes.

  • Photo of Junior in his martial arts uniform

    Junior's a knockout at martial arts


    Junior was born at 32 weeks weighing just two pounds nine ounces. Now four years old, he has just received his first martial arts belt. Junior's mum proudly shares his story.

  • Working on laptop, close up of hands of business man

    Lynda's blogging tips


    Lynda, a Connector from Bedfordshire, shares her tips on blogging.

  • Image shows the view from a plane, including the planes wing and a sunset in the distance

    My Holiday Blog


    Ian Beverley shares his experience of travelling with his wife who also has sight loss.

  • Robert Meikle: How I see


    Robert is a student from Scotland who is registered partially sighted. He tells us in his vlog about the importance of raising awareness on sight loss.

  • Vanessa Potter © Ula Soltys

    The Story of My Second Sight


    Vanessa Porter shares her experience of losing her sight and the impact it has had upon her life.

  • Image shows a path going through a forest of tall trees with orange leaves

    My Documented Walk


    Michael Turner shares his experience of his walk through Mixed Deciduous Woodland, A Greened Iron Mining Landscape, Heather Moorland and a Victorian Landscaped Parkland.

  • Image shows several different baking tools such as bread, butter and a whisk

    Baking Blind


    Penny Melville-Brown shares her experience of losing her sight and how it ended her career in the Royal Navy. She is now helping other people with disabilities to get back to work.

  • Safari

    Adventure to Nepal


    A Connect Community member shares their experience of travelling to Nepal.

  • Photo shows Tom in a barn with a piece of straw in his mouth looking into the distance

    When going blind is funny


    In a recent episode of BBC's Ouch: Disability Talk podcast, presenters spoke to Tom Skelton, a visually impaired comedian, about his upcoming Edinburgh Fringe show, Blind Man’s Bluff.

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