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Wales Council of the Blind is the umbrella agency representing vision impairment within Wales. We work to campaign, lobby and support the improvement of services for people with sight loss. [Read more...]

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Survey on accessibility of leisure centres

UK Deaf Sport and British Blind Sport are working in partnership to better understand people with hearing and/or visual impairments and their use of leisure centres to help develop accessibility recommendations for leisure operators nationwide.

They have produced a survey and are asking people with sight and/or hearing loss to complete it, whether of not they use a leisure centre. You can complete the survey here. If you would prefer to receive a word version or complete the survey over the phone, please contact British Blind Sport on 01926 424 247 or email The closing date is 1st April.

Have your say on rail ticketing

RICA, the UK research charity that works with older and disabled consumers, wants to find out about your experiences of, and views about, using train ticketing systems in the UK.

You can complete the survey online by clicking here. The survey is also available in print and large print, or you can give your answers over the phone. If you'd like the survey in an alternative format or have any questions, please contact Catherine Cashman at or telephone 020 7427 2466.

Everyone who completes the survey has the option to be included in a prize draw, and the survey closes on 27th April.

North Wales Social Groups

Vision Support organises five social groups in North Wales.

Anyone wanting further information on these groups can call Vision Support's Prestatyn Sight Loss Centre on 01745 472558 or the head office in Chester at 01244 381515.

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