News and updates from London Vision
Additional dockless bike scheme to hit London streets
A new dockless rented bicycle scheme is coming to London. This time it's carbon neutral and electric, but presents many of the same issues blind and partially sighted pedestrians have with previous schemes.
Democracy Volunteers: Special election report
Read Democracy Volunteers' report into experiences of voting for blind and partially sighted voters in London during the 2021 Mayoral elections.
The joy of listening to the spoken word
Want to start listening to audiobooks but don't know where to start or which providers to choose? Jonathan Ward has been listening to audio books since the 70s - let him point you in the right direction!
London Sight Loss Council – June highlights
Check out what the London Sight Loss was up to in June - with highlights from National Volunteers' Week and engaging with London's e-scooter operators.
Cash acceptance reinstated across Transport for London network
Transport for London will be reinstating cash at nearly all the stations that became cashless at the beginning of the pandemic. This is a great outcome for blind and partially sighted Londoners.
Looking into the distance
Jonathan has been using a monocular to help see things in the distance for 40 years. In this blog he explains how to get the most out of these vision aids and how to find cheaper options online.
Managing Sight Loss: Renu’s perspective
Since Renu joined London Vision, she's been attending and hosting Managing Sight Loss sessions. In this piece she talks about how the sessions have helped her.
London Sight Loss Council: open letter on rental e-scooter trials
The London Sight Loss Council has written an open letter to Transport for London about the ongoing e-scooter rental trials in London.
Albinism Awareness Day: Jonathan Huxley profile
London Vision speaks to contemporary artist Jonathan Huxley about his life in art for Albinism Awareness Day 2021.
National Volunteers’ Week 2021: Charmaine’s story
London Sight Loss Council member Charmaine writes about her volunteering experiences for National Volunteers' Week 2021.