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Support for the visually impaired

Local council support to enable visually impared people to live independently is continuing to fall dramatically. Latest figures from the Royal National Institute for the Blind in the North West show users have dropped by 11 percent.

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RNIB claim less help available for visually impared

Woman having an eye examination Credit: ITV Granada Reports

Local council support to enable visually impared people to live independently is continuing to fall dramatically.

Latest figures from the Royal National Institute for the Blind in the North West show users have dropped by 1%.

That's 40% fewer residents getting help over the past 8 years

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