Campaigning news

On this page you will find the latest RNIB campaigning news by topic or region. Keep up to date with the latest issues by subscribing to our campaign update enewsletter.

Employment campaigns

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Education campaigning

  • Image shows students sitting an exam.

    Ofqual quizzed on accessibility of exams

    The Education Select Committee has quizzed Ofqual – the exam regulator – on how they are making sure that exams are accessible for children and young people with vision impairment.

  • Parents and children gather with banners outside Hackney Town Hall

    Parents force Hackney Council to reverse plans

    Parents successfully challenge Hackney Council's proposed cuts to support for children with special educational needs and disabilities.

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Eye health campaigning

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Accessible information

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Inclusive journeys

  • Image of a street with houses, cars parked and a pavement with bins on it

    Accessible street saved!

    Plan for a shared use pathway for pedestrians and cyclists is successfully challenged by local residents.

  • A close up of a cane on confusing tactile in a shared space scheme

    RNIB's response to proposed shared use pathways in the London borough of Ealing

    RNIB is increasingly concerned about new cycling schemes that are planned and implemented. Many local authorities adopt designs that encroach into walking areas, create shared use spaces and potentially place people with sight loss at risk. We raised our concerns with the Ealing Council.

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Transport campaigning

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Protecting welfare support

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Other campaigning

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London

Campaigning news from London

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North east

Campaigning news from the North East 

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North west

Campaigning news from the North west 

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South east

Campaigning news from the South east 

  • MP discovers dangers of street clutter

    MP Tim Loughton has walked blindfolded through Worthing town centre as part of a campaign to make the area safer for blind and partially sighted people.

  • Trading places

    “Is there any particular stop that you’d like to get off at?" Blind and partially sighted passengers trade places with drivers from the Oxford Bus Company to celebrate them signing up to our Bus Charter.

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South west

Campaigning news from the South west 

  • Image shows members of the Social Eyes group at table in discussion.

    Promoting RNIB Campaigns in Dorset

    Steve Hyde, Regional Assistant Campaigns Officer for the South West, and Connect Community Facilitator Sophie Fox payed a visit to the Dorset Blind Association on 2 March, where would-be campaigners were given the chance to find out more about RNIBs work.

  • Volunteer Steve takes the reins in South West

    We’re thrilled that Volunteer Campaign Coordinator Steve Hyde has now joined the campaigns team as Regional Assistant Campaigns Officer for the South West.

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West midlands

Campaigning news from the West midlands 

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Yorkshire and humber

Campaigning news from Yorkshire and Humber

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