A Petition to Abolish VAT on Audiobooks by Robert Browne

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6 April 2020
Source: Robert Browne

One of life’s great pleasures is the enjoyment of a great book. The words contained within the story can transport you to so many different places within the comfort, of your own home. Nowadays, of course in the modern world books are no-longer restricted to words written on a piece of paper and can instead be enjoyed in various formats,

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Collaborative Petition: Coronavirus: People with sight loss need priority access to online shopping

Logos of Guide Dogs, RNIB, TPT, Vision UK and Visionary

31 March 2020
Source: Vision UK, Visionary, Guide Dogs, RNIB, TPT

People with vision impairments are struggling to safely access basic necessities like food from supermarkets because of Covid-19 restrictions. Being blind or partially sighted makes safe social distancing in busy places like these often impossible. Despite this, while priority access to online shopping slots is available for some people, those with sight loss are being excluded. Sign the petition to

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Macular Society: Join our call for more ophthalmologists

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28 March 2019
Source: Macular Society

The Macular Society has launched a petition today to stop people from needlessly losing their sight. Every day, around 300 people are diagnosed with macular disease. It’s the biggest cause of sight loss in the UK and many people are suffering permanent and severe sight loss because of hospital delays due to staff shortages and an increase in demand. Day after day we hear

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Macular Society: Petition to stop needless sight loss delivered to Downing Street

20 December 2017
Source: The Macular Society

The Macular Society has delivered its petition to end needless sight loss to Number 10 Downing Street.   The petition, which reached 11,000 signatures, was handed over by Macular Society volunteers Chris Thorley and Elaine Shaw.   Chris, who has myopic CNV, was forced to invade the headquarters of his local healthcare commissioners when he experienced delays to treatment.  

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Macular Society Petition launched to stop people needlessly losing their sight

25 September 2017
Source: Macular Society

The Macular Society has launched a petition today to stop people from needlessly losing their sight. The petition has been launched after one of the Society’s volunteers was forced to invade the headquarters of his local healthcare commissioners on two separate occasions to demand answers after he suffered irreversible sight loss as a result of delays to his treatment. Chris Thorley has an

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Guide Dogs: Access All Areas petition

8 August 2017
Source: Guide Dogs

Guide Dogs announce the Access All Areas petition has a hand in date of Wednesday 18th October.  The petition asks the Government to make sure that all taxi and minicab drivers receive disability equality training, have you signed?  Access all Areas Petition Almost half (49%) of guide dog owners surveyed have experienced an access refusal in the last year. We’re

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