Advocating for blind and partially sighted people

Sight Loss Councils are led by blind and partially sighted members. We tackle local issues and work with businesses and service providers to improve the accessibility of their services.

Join us

Join our friendly and passionate community to influence positive change at a local and national level

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Author: Claire Bickley

Campaigns

Sight Loss Councils are dedicated to campaigning for a society where blind and partially sighted people have access to goods and services at the same level as everybody else.

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Author: Nadia Quadmani

How we work

Find out how the Sight Loss Councils work and discover our aims and objectives

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Around 2 Million are living with Sight Loss in the UK

1 in 2

working age people have been treated unfairly by others because of their sight loss

1 in 5

people will live with sight loss in their lifetime

Bristol VI Forum: Have your say on accessible transport

Do you have concerns around the introduction of e-scooters? Are trains and buses accessible in your opinion? How could operators help you more? Have you been refused access to a taxi with your guide dog? Put your transport questions to a panel of Bristol Council and transport representatives at our Visual Impairment (VI) forum.

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Author: Nadia Quadmani

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A voice for the local community

Lianne McKeon has literally become a voice for blind and partially sighted people in Birmingham.

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Author: Nadia Quadmani

Stagecoach West makes buses more accessible

Stagecoach West has introduced a new AV system on its buses in consultation with Gloucestershire Sight Loss Council.

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Author: Nadia Quadmani

E-scooter operator TIER commits to acoustic alert system

E-scooter operator TIER's CEO commits to installing acoustic vehicle alert system to its scooters to provide warning to blind and partially sighted pedestrians.

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Author: Nadia Quadmani