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Techshare Europe 2016: Smart Accessible Technology for Work, Rest and Play, 15-16.09, Glasgow

Europe’s leading accessible technology fair takes place in Glasgow on 15th + 16th September at the Glasgow Science Centre. Why attend? The event is Europe’s leading accessible technology conference and uniquely brings together technology professionals from across the globe as

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See and Hear Shropshire Exhibition – bigger and better than ever!

WEDNESDAY 13 MAY, 2015 See and Hear Exhibition, Shrewsbury Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury SY1 4RQ   The aim of the event is to raise awareness and help improve the quality of life of those with sensory impairment. We’re pleased

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Shropshire Disability Network – AGM 18th September

SDN’s AGM is taking place on THURSDAY 18th SEPTEMBER, again if you would like to attend or find out more information, please contact Russell Price on the contact details below. This is a fantastic opportunity to hear from Sue Bott

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Shropshire Disability Network Meeting – 11th September – All welcome

      Shropshire Disability Network have asked us to welcome any of our listeners who might be interested in attending an inspiration morning meeting on Thursday 11th September. The morning will feature two inspirational speakers. Please get in touch

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I enjoy listening….

To everyone at No.5, Just to thank you for sending my memory stick each week. I enjoy listening to them especially the articles about famous and local people. A small donation. With my thanks, Doris Mound.

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RNIB: Product news and latest launches from the RNIB [Sept 2013]

Please use the link below to access September’s pre-recorded audio relating to the RNIB’s latest launches. The free audio recordings give details of some of the most popular products as well as newly added items,features and information. The latest audio

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ESTN: a thoroughly enjoyable edition

Dear Robert, I expect you will think not her again when you see my name at the bottom! I have thoroughly enjoyed this week’s edition of ESTN that I am writing to explain my reasons. Sandra and Paul Eddington Vaughan

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Thanks for all you do

To Everyone at ESTN, Thanks for all you do for us. Please accept this small gift [....] My very best wishes Marjorie White

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Outstanding hospitality on the canal trip with Wellington Rotary Club

Dear Robert, Thank you all very much for organizing the canal trip with the Wellington Rotary Club. Special thanks to yourself, Colin and Peter for looking after us for the day. The hospitality was outstanding. The weather was lovely and

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The new box is simply wonderful….

Dear Mr Green, First of all may I say a very big thank you to you for all your help with the problems I have had with the recent memory sticks. I also appreciate your time in talking Reg through

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  • RNIB and the Bank of England continue their work together on the new accessible £10 note September 8, 2017
    Last year the Bank of England introduced the new polymer £5 bank note. This year it’s the new £10 note which incorporates features to help blind and partially sighted people better navigate their notes. Posted:  Wednesday, 13 September 2017 Blog:  RNIB blog […]
    Laurie Hayes
  • Top five tips for looking for work July 13, 2016
    Posted:  Wednesday, 13 July 2016 Blog:  RNIB blog […]
    Ross Hedley
  • Developing accessible bank notes with the Bank of England June 29, 2016
    We’re delighted to have worked closely with the Bank of England on developing new bank notes that will incorporate features to help blind and partially sighted people better identify their money. Blog:  RNIB blog […]
    TTran
  • Ken’s cycling challenge May 18, 2016
    Ken Reid, who lost his sight three decades ago, will cycle to each of the five capital cities of the British Isles across this summer – a trip of about 750 miles to mark 30 years of sight loss Posted:  Wednesday, 18 May 2016 Blog:  RNIB blog […]
    TTran
  • The cane is being transformed for the 21st century February 22, 2016
    There's been some exciting developments for the future of the cane in recent months. Three ventures in three different countries have been working on how to bring the traditional cane into the modern era and make use of mobile technology. Posted:  Monday, 22 February 2016 Blog:  RNIB blog […]
    Oz Flanagan
  • Michael's story February 22, 2016
    Michael, a Trainee Solicitor at Ashurst, tells his story about his sight loss journey and working towards a more inclusive society. Posted:  Friday, 5 February 2016 Blog:  RNIB blog […]
    AdeleDouse
  • Trek For Sight January 29, 2016
    How could running a marathon or trekking overseas for charity advance your career?At a first glance, these challenges may seem somewhat unrelated to your career. Recently, however, there's been a noticeable shift within the corporate sector towards doing social good that goes beyond compliance. Therefore, taking on a charity challenge could really help […]
    TTran
  • Inside an Online Today event December 3, 2015
    Online Today is a new Big Lottery funded project led by RNIB, delivered in partnership to help people with sensory loss get online. Our team is helping people realise the benefits of being online and giving advice on how to use smartphones, tablets and ereaders. Posted:  Thursday, 10 December 2015 Blog:  RNIB blog […]
    TTran
  • RNIB and the Man Booker Prize - The prize is in sight! October 7, 2015
    Thanks to sponsorship from the Booker Prize Foundation, RNIB is able to make the six books shortlisted for their prestigious prize into formats that blind and partially sighted people can read. Posted:  Wednesday, 7 October 2015 Blog:  RNIB blog […]
    AdeleDouse
  • RNIB and the Man Booker Prize - Rocking and rolling September 15, 2015
    Here at the RNIB studios in Camden (London), August is a month of plate-spinning. I’ve been eagerly awaiting the shortlist announcement for the Man Booker Prize, so I can get going on producing the titles as Talking Books. Posted:  Tuesday, 22 September 2015 Blog:  RNIB blog […]
    AdeleDouse