The Black Country Sight Loss Council held a launch event in August 2018 at Beacon Centre in Wolverhampton. Since then, the Council has grown and is now actively participating in local projects to improve accessibility. 

Meet the Staff


Joshua Feehan

image of Josh FeehanJoshua Feehan is the Engagement Manager for the West Midlands, managing the Birmingham and Black Country Sight Loss Councils. He lost his sight due to Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy, aged 15. Josh is passionate about improving employment opportunities, access to transport and health and social care for people with sight loss. Although the most important thing for him is that people with sight loss have a voice on the issues that matter to them most, ensuring they have a seat at the table when decisions are made. Outside of work, he enjoys football, boxing and going to the gym.