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  • Celtic Manor Gym Challenge in Aid of RNIB Cymru

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    Howard Jones who lives in Newport and is registered blind is a self-employed Chartered Certified Accountant and owns Howard Jones Accountancy which operates from the Old Provisions Market in Newport, is organising a 1,000 or a 500 rep gym challenge at the Forum Health Club on Saturday May 13 2017 at 2pm.

  • RNIB Cymru sets out steps that local authorities can take to support blind and partially sighted people to live independent lifestyles.

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    With a month to go until the Local Authority elections across Wales, RNIB Cymru has set out steps that local authorities can take to support blind and partially sighted people to live independent lifestyles.

    RNIB Cymru is Wales’ largest sight loss charity. We provide a wide range of services and support to blind and partially sighted people across Wales, as well as campaigning on behalf of blind and partially sighted people in Wales and raising awareness of the issues they face on a daily basis.

  • RNIB Cymru supporting people with learning disabilities and sight loss to live their lives

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    For most of us, carrying out everyday tasks and getting around safely and independently in our own homes is merely part of our daily routine. However, people with learning disabilities and sight loss can find such day-to-day tasks extremely challenging because housing does not meet their needs. Simple changes can make a big difference!

  • Employers with Vision Conference 2017

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    Unsure whether your business or organisation can provide employment for people with sight loss? Want to lead not follow?

    Then this one-day Employers with Vision Conference, held at the Celtic Manor Resort on 28 June 2017 is the place to be for employers, of all sizes, and across all sectors, who are positive about wanting to employ people with sight loss but who have questions and queries that need answers.

    John Ramm, Chair of RNIB Cymru said: “Having just a quarter of people with sight loss of working age in employment is not acceptable and must change.

  • Local council elections in Wales Thursday 4 May 2017

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    Local council elections in Wales

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