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Pressure mounts in bus stop campaign

Summary

Media attention is raising awareness of a campaign to clamp down on ‘floating’ bus stops that allow cycle paths between pavements and bus stops – to the detriment of visually impaired and disabled people. This article has been written by Heather and read by Alasdair.

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Government set to review floating bus stops after complaints of danger to visually impaired and disabled people

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Authors

  • Heather

    Heather trained as a journalist on newspapers and worked as a reporter, sub editor and editor for more than a decade. She later switched sides to work in-house for a number of high profile public sector organisations, helping them communicate effectively with the public, stakeholders and Government Ministers.

  • Alasdair

    Alasdair Hutton has been associated with blind welfare since the 1970s when he edited and narrated the Playback audio magazine in Glasgow and contributed to the now closed Soundaround audio magazine. He joined Borders Talking Newspapers in 1997 as a volunteer reader and is presently the charity’s Convener.

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