East of england news

Campaigning news from the East of England 

  • RNIB research boosts case for vision rehab investment in Essex


    New RNIB research into the benefits of vision rehabilitation launched earlier in 2017, is already helping to boost local services across the country. Mike Bell, Policy and Campaigns Officer, tells us about the benefits for Essex.

  • Campaigners in Norwich

    Scrutinising the accessibility of Norwich City Centre


    We've been working with RNIB Connect Volunteers and partners in Norfolk to highlight the challenges of accessing Norwich City Centre since the implementation of a scheme that removed many of the controlled crossings in the area.

  • Michael joins the team in East of England


    We’re delighted to announce that Michael Wordingham has joined the campaigns team as Regional Assistant Campaigns Officer for the East of England.

  • We need our crossings back


    In Norwich, a group of campaigners and RNIB Connect volunteers have been working with local film maker Tom Westwood. Together, they’ve made a short film highlighting the challenges blind and partially sighted people are facing due to the changes made by the city council to the layout of Norwich city centre.

  • East of England campaigners ask “Who put that there!”


    Across the East of England, campaigners are tackling the many obstructions that can make it harder for blind and partially sighted people to get out and about, as part of our 'Who put that there!' campaign.

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