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Have you voted in today's elections yet? If you have, we'd be really grateful if you could share your experience of the voting process. For example, were large print sample ballot papers and tactile voting devices available at your polling station?
The right to vote independently, and in secret, is a cornerstone of our democracy. As the nation heads out to the polls in this year’s local and devolved nations elections and EU referendum, we'd like to hear from you.
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If you are considering getting an iPad for a blind or partially sighted child, this article tells you all you need to know about the advantages of iPads, which model to get, and the accessibility features on iPads.
If you are considering getting an iPad for a child with vision impairment, or already have one, do you know how to make the most of all of the accessibility features? Sarah Holton, from RNIB's Children and young people team, reports.
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“I like the fact it’s a map for everyone – there’s not a separate one for people with and without sight loss." Kawal, registered blind. Read about the new tactile maps we developed in partnership with Virgin Trains East Coast. http://rnib.in/21gBr0a 
Blind and partially sighted train travellers can now navigate their way around more railway stations thanks to the arrival of new tactile maps which can be read by touch or sight. Leading sight loss charity RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) has worked closely with Virgin Trains to help it become the first train ...
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"See Through Sound is a very unique concert, most of the audience will never experience being in a crowd and watching a live performance with partial sight", Sean Downs. Check out the highlights video from last week launch event with Andy Jordan and Newton Faulkner. ‪#‎SeeThroughSound‬. More: http://rnib.in/1qTkM6k.
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Three Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) which manage the budget for local healthcare across Worcestershire have announced that they're exploring plans to reduce costs in cataract surgery. The CCGs have launched a survey about the proposals. If you live in Worcestershire, don't miss your chance to have your say!
In March, three Clinical Commissioning Groups which manage the budget for the local healthcare across Worcestershire announced that they were exploring plans to reduce costs in some treatment areas, including cataract surgery. Find out how to have your say.
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It's only a week until the ‪#‎LondonMarathon‬ and our runners need your support! Come along on Sunday 24 April 2016 and help us cheer runners like Mark, who lost his sight in 2013. To join us email events@rnib.org.uk.
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Cook up a storm in the kitchen with our accessible kitchen utensils, or simply learn to be confident again making a cup of tea with our liquid level indicators. Find out more: http://rnib.in/1X8GSxW
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The latest posts in our Campaign voice blog feature two people's experiences of lack of access to health information in their preferred reading formats, and how they tried to change this. Let us know your thoughts and experiences!
Read all the latest news and updates of RNIB's campaigns to make improvements for all blind and partially sighted people in the UK.
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We asked Ian Hughes from Associated Optical, which supplies magnifiers, low vision and reading aids, to share some top tips on getting the right magnifier for you.
We asked Ian Hughes from Associated Optical, who supplies magnifiers, low vision and reading aids to share some top useful advice on getting the right magnifier for you.
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Today we remember when our Patron Her Majesty The Queen met our Vice Presidents Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster-Stewart at our Royal Gala at St James's Palace in 2014. Happy 90th birthday Your Majesty!
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Did you know that there are different ways to make voting at the polling station accessible? With the local elections coming up next month, it's a good time to look at the provisions that local authorities are obliged to make in order to make polling stations accessible to people with sight loss. 
All voters have a right to vote independently and in secret. Local authorities must ensure that polling stations are accessible to people with sight loss.
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The need for our Helpline has never been greater. In the last year the total number of customers using our advice services has increased by over 50 per cent. Cuts to local services and changes to the benefit system have left many blind and partially sighted people in a very vulnerable situation.
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