Survey reveals nearly 40% of respondents who are blind or vision impaired have been injured by footpath obstacles as Clear Our Paths campaign launches

A new survey conducted among NCBI service users has revealed that approximately 40% of respondents, who are blind or vision impaired, have been injured because of unexpected obstacles or hazards on our footpaths. The survey results come as NCBI today launches its annual Clear Our Paths campaign. Of the 104 respondents to the survey, 40 […]

Just 82 dog fouling fines handed out in 2022 as blind or vision impaired community calls on dog owners to clean up and Clear Our Paths

Data gathered by NCBI as part of our Clear Our Paths campaign shows that just 82 dog fouling fines were handed out by local councils over the course of 2022. Information, provided by the local councils at the request of NCBI, showed that 18 councils from around the country handed out zero dog fouling fines […]

People with a vision impairment TO blitz Irish Rail with texts over Inadequate Audible announcements on trains.

On Monday 23rd July at 09:30  People with a vision impairment and their supporters will send Hundreds of texts to the press officer of Irish Rail to announce to Irish rail that they are not happy with the persistent poor quality or lack of audible announcements on Irish trains The texts will flood the inboxes […]