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  • Volunteer Week - Strawberries & cream


    Where? at Rhydypenau Allotments Lake Road North Cardiff CF23 5QN (entrance just before Christ Church) When? Friday 09 June 2017 from 11am to 2 pm Please join us to celebrate all the time and skills you share with us through your volunteering. Come and enjoy some strawberries and cream and a cold drink with volunteers, staff and members at CIB Gardening Club plot at Rhydypenau Allotments. This will be an opportunity for you to meet and chat to other volunteers and discover other volunteering opportunities that might be of interest to you to support RNIB & CIB members in the locality.

  • UK Parliamentary general election Thursday 8 June 2017


    If you want to vote, you must be registered. You can apply online at or by contacting the electoral services department at your local council.
    The deadline to apply to vote in these elections is Monday 22 May.

    How can I vote?

    You can use the tactile device
    Your polling station will have a device that can be attached to the ballot paper.

  • Run the Cardiff Half for people with sight loss in Wales


    RNIB Cymru wants runners taking part in this year’s Cardiff Half Marathon to raise money to support people living with sight loss in Wales.

    This year RNIB Cymru is offering runners the chance to contribute towards the RNIB Talking Books Appeal. Talking Books provide a lifeline for blind and partially sighted people by allowing them to access their favourite audiobooks. There are currently 182 Talking Book users in the Cardiff area alone.

  • Celtic Manor Gym Challenge in Aid of RNIB Cymru


    Howard Jones who lives in Newport and is registered blind is a self-employed Chartered Certified Accountant and owns Howard Jones Accountancy which operates from the Old Provisions Market in Newport, is organising a 1,000 or a 500 rep gym challenge at the Forum Health Club on Saturday May 13 2017 at 2pm.

  • RNIB Cymru sets out steps that local authorities can take to support blind and partially sighted people to live independent lifestyles.


    With a month to go until the Local Authority elections across Wales, RNIB Cymru has set out steps that local authorities can take to support blind and partially sighted people to live independent lifestyles.

    RNIB Cymru is Wales’ largest sight loss charity. We provide a wide range of services and support to blind and partially sighted people across Wales, as well as campaigning on behalf of blind and partially sighted people in Wales and raising awareness of the issues they face on a daily basis.

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