Monthly Archives: June 2017

Smoking can cause blindness

Copied from the Macular Society Many of the chemicals in tobacco smoke are extremely toxic. These toxic chemicals are then transported to the delicate tissues of the eye through the bloodstream, where they damage the structure of the cells. Cathy Yelf, chief executive of the Macular Society, said: “It is surprising how many people do… Continue Reading Smoking can cause blindness

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Give as you live reminder

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New paper money for 2017

The bank of England and the RNIB worked together to develop features to help blind and partially sighted people better identify their money. The New £10 note should start to come into circulation in September 2017 and the £20 in 2020. The new ten pound and twenty pound notes will include a tactile feature created… Continue Reading New paper money for 2017

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