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Join or Donate Now and LightAware Gets Double

January 29th, 2024

We are delighted to announce an exceptional fundraising initiative that will double the impact of your generosity through matched funding! Thanks to a generous donor, every donation made to LightAware will be matched, pound for pound, up to a total of £3,000 until 6 April 2024. As we strive to reach our fundraising goal, your […]

UK Government agrees to look at issues with glaring headlights

January 18th, 2024

On 16 January, a group led by Baroness Dianne Hayter, met with the Department for Transport at their offices in Whitehall to discuss their concerns about vehicle headlights with the UK Government. As well as LightAware, the group included representatives from the House of Lords, the RAC, the College of Optometrists and IAM RoadSmart. The meeting […]

PRESS RELEASE: Drivers demand government action to reduce glare from car headlights

December 29th, 2023

Car headlights should be better regulated to reduce the dazzle they cause on-coming drivers, says a new Report by concerned road users, light experts and other specialists.

LightAware Presentation in Santiago Chile

November 22nd, 2023

On 21st November 2023 LightAware Trustees Dr John Lincoln and Eleanor Levin gave a presentation to an academic symposium about the impact of light on health. The event was hosted by the Catholic University of Chile’s Department of Design and Architecture. 

A big victory against corporate advertising

November 22nd, 2023

We are thrilled to share the news that the proposed London MSG Sphere has been blocked by Sadiq Khan. This win shows the power of local, community activism, but also serves as a warning of just how ill-suited the planning system is to protect us from harmful advertising.

The House of Lords Inquiry into Light and Health

August 18th, 2023

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee is conducting an inquiry into the effects of artificial light and noise on human health. LightAware has submitted a comprehensive response on negative health effects.

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UK Government Ecodesign Consultation

August 18th, 2023

A big thank you to all who responded to the consultation on the new ecodesign requirements for lighting products sent out last month.We will keep everyone up to date with the results of the consultation once they are published.

Light-disabled people need ‘lifeline routes’ says Irish Parliament

June 12th, 2023

LightAware attended the Irish Parliament for the launch of a report from the Joint Committee on Disability Matters. The report focuses on aligning services in Ireland with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

LightAware speaks to Irish Parliament

February 11th, 2022

A LightAware representative attended the Oireachtas, the Irish Parliament, to speak to the Joint Committee on Disability Matters on the topic ‘Equality and Non-Discrimination’.

The Halogen ban will create a long-term lockdown

October 1st, 2021

The ban on halogen lighting comes into force in the UK today, on 1 October 2021. LightAware is extremely concerned about the impact of this legislation on the lives of people who cannot tolerate LED lighting.

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