Rodney Powell Volunteering Awards celebrate accessibility

Tricia Sail and Emma Hughes

Blind and partially sighted volunteers have been recognised for their work to make services accessible at a conference in Birmingham on October 7-8.

The Rodney Powell Volunteering Awards celebrated Sight Loss Council (SLC) volunteers and the difference they make to the work of the Thomas Pocklington Trust.

Awards on the night included Campaign of the Year, which went to Bristol SLC for its work with Network Rail to develop an audio guide for passengers navigating Bristol Temple Meads train station. 

Emma Hughes, director of services at Thomas Pocklington Trust, said: ‘Our Rodney Powell Volunteering Awards and conference provide an opportunity to thank all our volunteers and celebrate this hard work.

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