As Blue Peter celebrates its 60th birthday, we look back to the programme's Sight Saver appeal in 1986, which raised money for our mobile eye units in Malawi, Nigeria and Tanzania.
Up to 80 per cent of UK drivers break the law by not wearing their glasses when driving, according to research by Sightsavers to mark World Sight Day.
The optical group will give customers the chance to make a donation to Sightsavers to raise money and awareness for eye care projects worldwide.
Artists including Charlotte Kelly from Soul II Soul will perform at the charity concert on 11 October, with proceeds going to Sightsavers.
The project, which uses superhero characters to educate children about the spread of trachoma, will be introduced as part of efforts to fight the disease.
Government leaders, health workers, volunteers and international aid workers have gathered in Ghana’s capital, Accra, to mark the achievement.
At the summit, there were more than 300 signatories to the UK government's Charter for Change, and more than 170 other specific commitments made.
The funding, which was announced by UK Secretary of State Penny Mordaunt, aims to address disability inclusion in developing countries.
The Secretary of State for International Development, Penny Mordaunt, joined MPs and peers to mark the upcoming Global Disability Summit.