News and updates from London Vision

Here you can read the latest news, responses and press releases from across London Vision.
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E-scooter trials to begin in London on June 7
Transport for London confirmed that e-scooter rental trials will begin in London on June 7 for a period of 12 months - read London Vision's response.
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    Renu Walia – London Vision virtual intern

    London Vision's first virtual intern, Renu Walia has written a blog about her career trajectory and how she came to apply for the role.

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    London Vision CEO moving to new role

    After four years as CEO of London Vision, Cathy Low will be moving to our funding partner, Thomas Pocklington Trust, to take up a new role.

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    International Women’s Day 2021

    For International Women’s Day 2021, London Vision is celebrating some of the amazing campaigners from the UK working tirelessly in the pursuit of equality and rights. Dr Amy…

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    World Book Day 2021

    It’s World Book Day today! World Book Day is now in its 24th year, and while it was invented to encourage children to read, its core message: “that reading is…

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    Making the best of Best Disease

    It started with occasional double vision as I approached the end of my teens in the early sixties. After a round of visits to opticians and eye clinics my…

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    Spin and London Vision partner to educate e-scooter riders on disabled pedestrian safety and etiquette

    Ford-owned e-scooter company Spin today announces a partnership with London Vision, London’s premier non-profit supporting visually impaired and blind people in London. Through the partnership Spin’s e-scooter riders will be…

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    Retinitis Pigmentosa Awareness Month – Bhavini’s story

    My name is Bhavini Makwana and I am London Vision’s Engagement Manager, working to campaign for equal access and opportunities for blind and partially sighted people in London. Along…

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    Cashless journeys on the TfL network: London Vision’s response

    London Vision welcomes Transport for London's announcement that it won't push to make more of London's Underground and Overground stations cashless.

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    Barnet Borough Sight Impaired – bringing meetings and events to members during the pandemic

    Barnet Borough Sight Impaired group (BBSI) is a visually impaired people’s organisation based in Barnet. It runs meetings and events year-round for blind and partially sighted people living…

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    New Sight Loss Council launched for London

    London now has a Sight Loss Council to advocate the needs of blind and partially sighted people and influence positive change in the capital. The announcement comes after…