Image shows four people socially distanced by standing in a square formation, on the left is Chris Major, at the front Joanna Wright, towards the back Louise Murphy and to the right Steve Hyde.

RNIB gives council officials in Bath a guided tour showing the challenges caused by changing streets

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Steve Hyde, RNIB Regional Campaigns Officer, showed local council representatives how people with sight loss are being affected by changing street layouts by taking them on a tour of Bath city centre this week.

Steve was joined by Councillor Joanna Wright, the Cabinet Member for Highways, Chris Major, the Head of Transport and Louise Murphy, Corporate Equalities Officer for Bath and North East Somerset Council.

Counselling service wins grant from Scottish Government's Wellbeing Fund.

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Funding will allow more people to be helped during current crisis period.

Exterior of 10 Downing Street

Letter: Guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19

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Letter from Department of Health and Social Care and Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

22 June 2020 

This letter will soon be available in different formats and languages on gov.uk. For audio, braille, large print call RNIB on 0303 1239999. 

Exterior of 10 Downing Street

#InfoForAll campaign success: alternative formats of shielding letter available

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Following our campaigning for accessible information, we’re delighted that the Government’s latest letter to people ‘shielding’ due to Covid-19, is available in alternative formats.

RNIB publishes progress report

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We moved quickly to commission a comprehensive Independent Review of RNIB’s safeguarding arrangements and of our governance of regulated services. By June 2018, we had appointed Hugh Davies QC to lead this Independent Review.

RNIB responds to Charity Commission report

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This has been a humbling and sobering experience for RNIB. We fully accept the Charity Commission’s recommendations and the inquiry report acknowledges that we are making good progress in implementing them. We are sorry for our failings that were highlighted by the inquiry. We have made significant changes to RNIB and are continuing to embed improvements to ensure that these failings can never happen again.

Young man guiding a woman holding a white cane

How “support bubbles” can help with sighted guiding in England

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We've put together guidance for sighted guiding in England, following the introduction of "support bubbles" for people living in single adult households.

RNIB receives £38,220 boost from National Lottery Community Fund

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The grant will allow for more advice and support for blind and partially sighted people.

Priority supermarket deliveries announced for blind shoppers amid social distancing concerns

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Blind and partially sighted people across England who have struggled to buy food since the lockdown are now able to access priority online shopping slots following campaigning by sight loss charities.

Inderpal Singh

“Mae clinigau’n ddiogel – peidiwch â pheryglu eich golwg yn ystod y cyfyngiadau symud”

Welsh

Rydyn ni’n gwybod y bydd pobl ledled Cymru’n teimlo’n bryderus am ymweld ag unrhyw leoliad gofal iechyd.

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