News and updates from London Vision

Here you can read the latest news, responses and press releases from across London Vision.
Greenwich Transport Forum
We held the first Greenwich transport forum on 8 June at the Clockhouse, and were joined by representatives from TfL and Greenwich Council. Read this piece to learn about the concerns that were raised during the meeting.
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    The hazards of shared spaces, pavement parking and street furniture

    As confident as I may seem, there are things that really frighten me when I am out and about – and these same things can actually put my…

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    Visual awareness training with South Croydon Bus Garage

    London is blessed with one of largest and most comprehensive bus networks in the world, with over 700 routes throughout the capital. Blind and partially sighted people are…

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    Guide dog access refusals – know your rights!

    If you’ve been keeping track of the news recently, you might have noticed that the issue of guide dog access refusals has been cropping up with disappointing regularity….

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    Volunteers’ Week 2019

    I like to think we value our volunteers throughout the year, but as it’s Volunteers Week, I want to take a moment and recognise the importance of you,…

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    London Vision pledges support for the Inclusive Transport campaign

    London Vision has pledged to work collaboratively with governing bodies, other charities and Transport for London to improve services across London.

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    How Barnet Borough Sight Impaired informed my work for London Vision West

    Beverley Duguid writes about meeting with Barnet Borough Sight Impaired and the subsequent influence it's had on her career path.

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    What are your rights if you need to take over the counter medications that are no longer routinely prescribed?

    Have you been affected by the NHS recent changes to routine prescriptions? Masuma Ali explains the rules around repeat prescriptions.

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    Priority Seating Week 2019

    23-28 April is Priority Seating Week, and we've been learning more about the blue badge scheme, alerting passengers to hidden disabilities.

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    Being a culture vulture in an increasingly accessible London

    Glen Turner writes about his experiences in an increasingly accessible London - covering arts, culture and a bit of travel!

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    Living with Stargardt’s disease: highlighting rare diseases on 28 February

    28 February is Rare Disease Day, and we're focussing on Stargardt's disease. Read about Odette Battarel and her experience of the disease.