Blind cricket match pitches Glasgow City Councillors against team with sight loss

12 April 2019
Source: RNIB Scotland

It’s just not cricket! Except it is. A special visually impaired cricket match between a team of Glasgow City Councillors – wearing ‘sim-specs’ that simulate different sight loss conditions – and members, volunteers and staff from RNIB Scotland, took place in the city’s Kelvinhall Sport and Leisure Centre on Wednesday [10 April 2019]. With visually impaired cricket the ball is

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RNIB SCOTLAND invited GLASGOW CITY COUNCILLORS to do a short walk across a mock-up of a cycleway in George Square wearing spectacles that simulate sight loss conditions.

30 August 2017
Source: RNIB Scotland

Radical proposals to transform the area around Sauchiehall Street risk barring blind and partially sighted people from the centre of Glasgow, the country’s leading sight loss charity is warning. Glasgow City Council has approved plans to renovate the city’s landmark thoroughfare. But RNIB Scotland is challenging a proposal to locate a busy cycleway between the pavement and bus-stops, calling it

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