Monthly: April 2014

Barclays Bank Launch Audio Cash Machines

In 2011, the RNIB’s ‘Make Money Talk’ report showed that the majority of blind and partially sighted people needed help using a cash machine. While some chose to only get their money in branch during opening hours, others took the risky step of asking passers-by to help with their..

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PAB receives £200 from the ASDA Charity

The ASDA Foundation is ASDA’s Charitable Company which was set up in 1988 to support local good causes chosen by ASDA colleagues, and is funded by profits from the mid-week national lottery. Part of the Foundation is the ‘Chosen by you.. Given by us’ scheme in which customers nominate, then..

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Training for Duxford Imperial War Museum Staff

VocalEyes have recently trained staff at the Duxford Imperial War Museum in guiding and audio description skills. From March the Informal Learning and Exhibitions team will be ready to offer an audio-described Aircraft Tour for Blind and partially sighted people. This will feature the American Air Museum in Britain,..

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Improved Access for the Partially Sighted in Thorney

The Thorney Society has received £7,200 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to enable partially sighted and blind visitors to experience the village in a new way. They are working in conjunction with Thorney Abbey members and with Sue King, consultant from the RNIB in Peterborough. The project will give..

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