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Royal National College for the Blind

RNC Open DayFriday 7th December 2018 11.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

For prospective students, families and professionals working with young people

Join us for an informative day here in Hereford:

  • meet current students and staff
  • discuss funding, careers and transitions
  • attend lesson drop-in sessions
  • tour the campus focusing on our unique programme featuring independent living skills, mobility, ICT, Braille

For more information and to request a booking form call 01423 376 621 or e-mail



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TfL Sutton Link Project

TfL would like to hear your views on a public consultation about the Sutton Link project.

Sutton Link is a proposed major new transport service for Sutton and Merton.  There will be consultation on three potential routes from Sutton town centre to Wimbledon, South Wimbledon and Colliers Wood.

Views on two types of transport - tram or Bus Rapid Transit (similar to a tram but running on road rather than rails) are also sought.

The project aims to:

  • make it quicker to travel between Sutton and Merton and improve links to central London
  • improve access to jobs and services from less connected parts of both boroughs
  • support the delivery of new homes in both boroughs


For full details and to share your views, and to find out about more about consultation events, please visit:

The consultation runs until 6th January 2019.



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VI Talk

VI Talk are holding a link day on 24th November from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m., supported by the Thomas Pocklington Trust.

 The venue is Thomas Pocklington Trust Hub, Tavistock House South (Entrance D), Tavistock Square, London WC14 9LG

There will be a free buffet lunch and refreshments.

Two confirmed speakers - one from Transport for London and the second from Metro Blind Sports.

To attend this event please e-mail for further information and a booking form.

This is an ideal opportunity for people to get together to make new friends or catch up with old ones.





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TfL New Technology Consultation

Over the past year, TfL have been developing new technology to add sounds to silent countdown pedestrian crossings.

They have now developed a prototype and want to hear your views.  The session will take place from 3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. on Wednesday 7th November near the Palestra Office (197 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8JZ).  All are welcome to see the prototype - which will involve a fully functioning set of traffic signals in a safe and accessible outdoor area.

You can drop in at any point during the afternoon to suit  you.

For further information or to confirm your attendance please e-mail Amy from TfL by 1st November on




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Guide Dogs Short Film

Anna McAuley Casting are looking for a man who has a guide dog to feature in a short film for Guide Dogs.

Requirements - aged 30 - 45

Filming dates - 15th - 16th November in London

This is a paid opportunity, no acting experience necessary.

If you know of anyone who may be interested please contact via e-mail before 29th October 2018.  Or visit the website