Posted on 21 June 2011
Action for Blind People and South Lincolnshire Blind Society (SLBS) have entered into a formal partnership, agreeing to work closer together for the benefit of blind and partially sighted people in South Lincolnshire. The charities have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to reduce overlap in the provision of services and ensure people with sight loss are able to receive the support they need when and where they need it.
Read: Action agrees partnership with South Lincolnshire Blind Society
Posted on 14 June 2011
The Action for Blind People and Vision Hotels' websites are featured in the .net article "Make your website inclusive for all". As enabling participation in an inclusive society is central to everything Action do, our digital communications team are leading the way in facilitating this outcome online and do so by working to the Ten Principles of Inclusive Web Design. The principles have enabled Action to produce two beautiful, engaging, easy to use, highly intuitive and accessible websites that lay the foundation for future development and deeper engagement with the community.
Read: Building an inclusive web: Action, innovation and opportunity
Posted on 2 June 2011
You could be one of the 8,000 people who will carry the Olympic flame from Land’s End to the Olympic Stadium in London for 19 May 2012. The organisers of the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games are looking for 8,000 people to carry the flame as it travels around the country. The deadline for nominations is 29 June 2011.
Read: Nominate a torchbearer for London 2012 Olympics
Posted on 1 June 2011
Action for Blind People will receive the Department of Health Volunteering Fund National Awards, which will fund and support four emotional support counselling services in England.
Read: Volunteering Fund National Award will fund counselling services
Posted on 25 April 2011
Concept Conference Centre will also operate as a restaurant, opening its doors to the general public with a four-course culinary experience on Friday 17 June 2011.
Read: Eat at the new Concept restaurant in Birmingham
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London Beyond Sight – audio description of London landmarks by key Londoners
Posted on 22 November 2012
Newcastle United Foundation wins our award for employment best practice
Posted on 11 September 2012
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