Royal National Institute of Blind People

Type: Organization
Name: Royal National Institute of Blind People
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

RNIB wins funding for eye care project

Vision charity The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has been granted £270,000 to fund a project developing a new approach to health and social care.RNIB was one of a number of voluntary sector organisations who submitted funding bids to ... [Published Optician Online - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Vote for the Google Impact Challenge

Featuring homemade electronic gadgets, the latest in development boards (Arduino, BeagleBoard, Raspberry Pi, etc), examples of cool design, and the latest and greatest (and most shiny) consumer gadgets.22nd July 2014Google Impact ChallengeThis one may ... [Published Electronic Weekly - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

News story: Health and social care volunteering grants awarded

The Department of Health has awarded 30 voluntary sector projects grants totalling over £4 million as part of the Innovation, Excellence and Strategic Development ( IESD ) Fund and a further 11 projects have been awarded grants totalling over £1.6 million ... [Published Department for Transport - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Autism, Suicide, Dementia
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Google's Impact Challenge to develop life-changing ideas

Google will contribute £3.2m to 10 British charities so they can develop initiatives to help change livesGoogle will contribute £3.2 million to 10 charities to develop life-changing ideas that could transform millions of lives.The British charities will ... [Published IT Pro UK - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Google's £3.2m UK Impact Challenge returns with launch campaign from adam

Google has worked with adam&eveDDB to create an integrated campaign, including a 60" online spot, online media and website, to mark the return of the Google Impact Challenge in the UK.Supported by Nesta, the Google Impact Challenge asked UK-based charities ... [Published The Drum - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Teen (17) on fake gun charge

A DUBLIN teenager has been charged with possessing a replica semi-automatic pistol during an attempted armed robbery at a corner shop.Off-duty Garda Brendan O'Toole had an imitation gun pointed at his head during the incident at a shop on Mountpleasant ... [Published Evening Herald - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Google to donate hundreds of thousands to 10 British charities

Google is planning on giving 200,000 pounds sterling - nearly 350,000 US dollars - to ten shortlisted British charities it believes can advance the world for the better using technology.The grants are part of the company's Impact Challenge, which originated ... [Published TweakTown - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 5 reports

British charities to get £3.2m Google windfall

Google will award £200,000 grants to six UK charities, and hand another four groups half a million pounds, for using technology to change the world Ten British charities have been selected to receive a £200,000 grant to develop innovative ideas that promise ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

RNIB gets £400,000 for Coundon academy

Updated: 09/07 15:47A GRANT of £400,000 has been secured from the government to pay for improvements at the RNIB Three Spires Academy in Coundon.The school for children aged three to 11 with moderate learning difficulties and additional needs will now ... [Published Coventry Observer - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

BWB advises in RNIB charity reorganisation

BWB has advised RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) as part of a three-way arrangement resulting in the reorganisation with its associate charity, Action for Blind People. BWB had previously advised RNIB on its association with Action for ... [Published Bates Wells & Braithwaite - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Lib Dem leader steps down as candidate for Parliament

Mike Bell.Bethan Evans, ReporterFriday, July 4, 201412:00 PMTHE leader of North Somerset’s Liberal Democrat party, Mike Bell, has resigned as a prospective parliamentary candidate for Weston.To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged ... [Published Nailsea Clevedon & Portishead Times - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Saving stamps can help the blind

Sir.–With more than 72 million letters delivered each day, the UK’s leading sight loss charity, the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is urging the public to save their used stamps to help raise vital funds for blind or partially sighted ... [Published Basingstoke Gazette - Jul 01 2014]

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Judge Peter Jones said: "After an inspiring process, we've unearthed ten exceptional projects from ten exceptional charities. Google's Impact Challenge shows that innovation is crucial to success. You can't stand still...These are non-profits doing great things that have a real impact on society."
..."After an inspiring process, we've unearthed ten exceptional projects from ten exceptional charities," he said, according to the Telegraph. "Google's Impact Challenge shows that innovation is crucial to success. You can't stand still."
...The Google Impact Challenge is a UK competition which aims to support non-profit organisations "using technology to tackle problems and transform lives around the world" . It is run by Google...
...Google’s Impact Challenge shows that innovation is crucial to success. You can’t stand still," said Jones. "I’m thrilled to be a part of the Challenge, and call on everyone to vote and learn more about these amazing causes and their projects."

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RNIB wins funding for eye care project [Published Optician Online - Jul 28 2014]
Vote for the Google Impact Challenge [Published Electronic Weekly - Jul 23 2014]
News story: Health and social care volunteering... [Published Department for Transport - Jul 22 2014]
Google's Impact Challenge to develop life-chang... [Published IT Pro UK - Jul 22 2014]
How adam&eveDDB is Seeking Change with Google I... [Published Little Black Book - Jul 21 2014]
Google Impact Challenge: 10 winning non-profits... [Published ITProPortal.com - Jul 21 2014]
Google's £3.2m UK Impact Challenge returns with... [Published The Drum - Jul 20 2014]
Teen (17) on fake gun charge [Published Evening Herald - Jul 20 2014]
Google to donate hundreds of thousands to 10 Br... [Published TweakTown - Jul 19 2014]
Two life-changing ideas selected as Google Impa... [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
British charities to get £3.2m Google windfall [Published Telegraph - Jul 18 2014]
Smart glasses for blind succeed in Google's com... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
Google awards £2m to British charities to 'chan... [Published TheInquirer.net - Jul 18 2014]
Sight loss glasses prototype hailed [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 18 2014]
Smartglasses for the Blind and Mental Health Ga... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 18 2014]
Ninth Delegated Legislation Committee - Police ... [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Jul 17 2014]
Dosage errors an increased risk when prescripti... [Published Medical News Today - Jul 11 2014]
Future of Braille Report Released [Published Ein News - Jul 09 2014]
RNIB gets £400,000 for Coundon academy [Published Coventry Observer - Jul 09 2014]
Michael Rosen Celebrates 25 Years of We’re Goin... [Published Primary Times - Jul 08 2014]
BWB advises in RNIB charity reorganisation [Published Bates Wells & Braithwaite - Jul 08 2014]
Edwards & Blake scoops first London contract [Published FM World - Jul 07 2014]
Lib Dem leader steps down as candidate for Parl... [Published Nailsea Clevedon & Portishead Times - Jul 04 2014]
Coventry school wins £400k boost for disabled c... [Published Coventry Telegraph - Jul 03 2014]
Saving stamps can help the blind [Published Basingstoke Gazette - Jul 01 2014]
Swaffham catering firm wins £430,000 contract [Published Lynn News - Jun 27 2014]
Tips on lighting for dementia [Published Lighting - Jun 26 2014]
Charities “more visible” in independent Scotlan... [Published Holyrood - Jun 26 2014]
Free And Cheap London Events: 23-29 June 2014 [Published Londonist - Jun 21 2014]
Who will answer the Dragon Boat call? [Published Irvine Times - Jun 20 2014]
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Free Nokia Pocket Magnifier lets you turn your ... [Published TechNet Blogs - Jun 17 2014]
Nokia teamed up with the Royal National Institute of Blind People to create the Nokia Pocket Magnifier, a free magnifier for Lumia smartphones that turns the phone into a magnifying glass. Using the magnifier, you can pinch or slide to zoom in, ...
Food poverty: government in denial | Editorial [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Feb 20 2014]
The government of any developed country has a fundamental duty to ensure every citizen can afford to feed themselves Among the most fundamental purposes of the government of any developed country is to ensure the conditions where every citizen can ...
Braille: Joining the dots [Published The Economist - International - Jan 30 2014]
FOR Lesley Palgrave, a psychotherapist, relearning to read was slow. She took up Braille, which represents letters as embossed dots, when her sight faded 15 years ago. But telling the dots apart was a strain. Braille books are unwieldy; the final “Harry ...
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