North west news

Campaigning news from the North west 

  • Liverpool Council adopts street charter


    After two years of campaigning, Liverpool council have agreed to adopt a street charter to make the city more accessible for blind and partially sighted people!

  • Oxford Road Manchester

    Take part in our Oxford Road user survey


    We are working with Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and Manchester City Council to ensure that blind and partially sighted people can travel down Oxford Road using their chosen method of transport, safely, easily, and as independently as they wish to.

  • Image shows white cane user on street

    Oldham council to adopt street charter


    We're delighted that Oldham Council will be adopting a street charter for blind and partially sighted people.

  • We want to hear from you in Manchester


    Lindsay Coyle, Regional Campaigns Officer for the North West, is looking to hear from people impacted by new cycle bypass lanes that have been installed along Oxford Road in central Manchester.

  • Picture shows a child and adult sat at a table

    Consultation on services for children with a visual impairment in Manchester


    Manchester City Council are reviewing how they support blind and partially sighted children and young people in education. Find out more and have your say by 8 February 2017.

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