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.
Each month Jessica Hall keeps us up to date on the latest RNIB campaigns news and you can get involved too. Paul Bryce joins us to tell us why he became a volunteer. Allan Russell talks to Jess and Paul.
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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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RNIB are holding the annual Vision Pioneer Awards this year and they're looking for your nominations for 1 particular catagory. Allan Russell spoke to Lorna Forbes to learn more....
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Dr Omar Maroo is a researcher and lecturer from University College London and Moorfields Eye Hospital. He spoke to Allan Russell to look at recent advances in retinal disease research...
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Fight For Sight UK raises funds and uses them to support sight loss research across the country. Allan Russell spoke to George McNamara, from the charity, to learn more about their work and why they think NEHW is so important...
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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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