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  • Image of a street where the kerb dividing the pavement from the cycle lane and road has been removed

    Our streets should be accessible for all!

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    Thursday, 24 January 2019
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    Sharing spaces, but what if you have little or no sight?

  • Man with a cane crossing a continuous footway

    When is a pavement not a pavement?

    Posted: 
    Tuesday, 4 December 2018
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    Answer: when it is a continuous footway!

  • SYMBOLic decisions

    Posted: 
    Monday, 23 January 2017
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    Natalie Doig, our Bedfordshire Volunteer Campaign Coordinator, has shared her experiences of using a symbol cane and her journey in becoming a cane user.

  • Graphic of a stick person using a long cane

    Me and my mate Stella

    Posted: 
    Friday, 20 January 2017
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    Hayley has shared what a couple of days in her life are like as a long cane user. It’s often emotive and heart warming and shows the barriers that cane users face everyday getting out and about.

  • A change has got to come

    Posted: 
    Thursday, 12 January 2017
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    Bernie Reddington, our Volunteer Campaign Coordinator in Norfolk, tells us about the obstacles she’s faced when going to job interviews, her struggles with Access to Work, and what she thinks needs to change.

  • Tackling ignorance

    Posted: 
    Monday, 19 December 2016
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    One of our campaign volunteers in the South East shares her experience dealing with lack of understanding from staff in her local Jobcentre. She tells us why she thinks people need to take this chance to tell the Government how blind and partially sighted people can be better supported into work and while in work.

  • My journey to award-winning entrepreneur

    Posted: 
    Monday, 19 December 2016
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    Sarah Leadbetter, our Volunteer Campaign Coordinator in Leicester, tells us about the help and hindrances she met on her journey to running a successful business.

  • Diary of a vision rehabilitation officer

    Posted: 
    Monday, 7 November 2016
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    Being a vision rehabilitation officer is a varied job, you have to think on your feet, make instant decisions and respond to the different needs of very different people. In this diary, a vision rehabilitation officer, shares a snippet of a day in their life for one week.

  • The Houses of Parliament, Westminster, seen from the south bank of the River Thames

    Campaign voice: accessible streets, employment and local campaigning

    Posted: 
    Friday, 4 March 2016
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    Elise Crayton, a London Volunteer Campaign Coordinator, recently shared her experience of campaigning.

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