Early Edition is RNIB Connect Radio's breakfast show reviewing the main stories in the daily newspapers for blind and partially sighted people across the UK.
Team GB's blind fleet racing team have returned from the World Championships with medals and the trophy for overall winners. Allan Russell spoke to Lucy Hodges from Blind Sailing GBR to find out more.
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We are encouraged to get our eyes checked on a regular basis to catch any early signs of potential sight loss. So what goes on during the procedure? Allan Russell spoke to Poonam Patel to find out more...
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The Certificate of Visual Impairment (CVI) is given to people who are registered with serious sight loss and can open many doors to help and support. Allan Russell spoke to Fazilet Hadi from RNIB to find out about changes to the certificate...
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This year's National Eye Health Week got underway today. It's designed to encourage us to get our eyes tested. RNIB and SpecSavers are also highlighting their State Of The Nation Eye Health Report. Iain Wilson found out more...
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Fight For Sight is a UK charity which funds research into many types of sight loss conditions. Allan Russell spoke to George McNamara, from FFS, to learn more about their work.
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The 14th September 2017 will see the introduction of a new plastic £10 note into UK circulation. Allan Russell spoke to Ian Morris who was at the launch to find out if a blind person could distinguish one...
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If you are blind or partially sighted and live in, or near, London there is a club that could help change your life. Allan Russell spoke to Jonathan Buffong to learn more about mixed martial arts.
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The Certificate of Visual Impairment (CVI) which is given to people with serious sight loss in England has been updated. Allan Russell spoke to Fazilet Hadi from RNIB to learn more about the administration changes and what help and support it can unlock.
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American genetic research company, Spark Therapeutic, are awaiting permission in the US and Europe to begin marketing their new treatment that could change the lives of many people with retinal disease.
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RNIB's campaigns team tell us about an A-board success, results from accessible voting research and a call for your help. Allan Russell spoke to Jessica Hall to find out more...
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