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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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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    Early lessons in social distancing

    In my first ever blog as lockdown hit, I described an early lockdown shopping experience featuring some pretty unpleasant public behaviour. So, it now seems right that I share a…

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    Tribute to Dickon Bowling – longstanding volunteer

    Bhavini Makwana remembers Dickon Bowling, a longstanding volunteer with what was East London Vision (ELVis), Waltham Forest Vision, Beyond Sight Loss and other sight loss organisations in the…

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    Launching a new business in lockdown

    When lockdown came into force in late March it precipitated an enormous change in working practices for many people. In a matter of days, office-based employees were sent…

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    Mental Health Awareness Week

    This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and we at London Vision have been thinking about how blind and partially sighted people can best manage their mental health…

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    Setting yourself up on Zoom

    Liam O'Carroll has finally set himself up on Zoom, and made all the mistakes so you don't have to. Check out his blog to find out more.

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    Birthday in lockdown

    Before COVID19 turned 2020 completely upside down, I had been planning celebrations for my 40th birthday. But, as has been true for many people, the pandemic threw those…

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    Leading an organisation through a pandemic

    As with most organisations in the world, a global pandemic was not on London Vision’s risk register at the start of March. Well, it certainly is now, in…

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    Partially sighted, isolated and running

    As lockdown stretches into another 3 weeks, it seemed like an increasingly good idea to get fit. Not one to do things by halves, I’ve decided to run…

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    Pregnant in a pandemic

    Living through a pandemic is a new and unusual situation for all of us. Most of us are not used to spending all of our time in our…

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    Games for lockdown

    More than once in recent years I have heard claims that board games are making a comeback. This statement implies that shops had previously stopped stocking them or…