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National Federation of the Blind of the UK is a national membership organisation of blind and partially sighted people working and campaigning on behalf of others in the UK with similar difficulties.

 

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We in NFBUK want blind, deaf-blind and partially sighted people to be treated equally and receive the same dignity and respect as other members of society.  We want to be able to move safely around our local areas, take part in education and training, get a job, have a social life –  do  exactly what the average UK citizen expects to do.

What do we do?

We work with many other charities and organisations, and also with local and national government departments and committees who make decisions that affect blind and partially sighted people.   We keep them updated about the problems and issues that we, as blind and partially sighted people, face and work with them to find solutions.

How do we meet and operate?

We have a network of local Branches around the country and a postal Branch for those members not able to get to a local group.  NFBUK has an e-group and a national audio magazine where members can exchange views about subjects that affect or interest them. We also circulate FedNews, a bi-monthly magazine of news and views from Branches, members, government and other sources, in both audio and e-mail.

From our office in Wakefield, we provide information for our members and their Branches in Braille, large-print, e-mail and various forms of audio media.

Our latest news

London Branch Meeting 31 August 2016

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Wednesday 31 August – What Will Your Smart Meter Tell You? NFBUK London Branch and Our Guest Speaker Last month we gave a lot of feedback to the British Bankers Association and this month we […]

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No time for siesta, so lets fiesta

London Branch of NFBUK would like to invite you to our 41st annual Weekend at the Afton Hotel, Eastbourne with full board from and including dinner on Friday 11th to and including breakfast on Monday […]

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