Read about the people that we support and the services that we provide on our blog. You can also find out about forthcoming events and ways to support us.
This week the Board of Royal Blind announced that the charity will introduce the Living Wage as from 1 April.
At the Royal Blind we like to keep up to date with the latest advances in technology which could potentially help improve the lives of blind and partially sighted people. This week there have been two new exciting apps developed and launched.
Every year the Royal Blind encourages people to participate in Challenge Events throughout Scotland with to help raise money and vital awareness for the charity whilst helping people to get fit while having fun. If this sounds like something you would be interested in we have detailed this year’s upcoming challenge events where you can sign up and tick Royal Blind as your chosen charity.
Congratulations to the Royal Blind School's swimmers who won an amazing four gold medals at the National VI Youth Swimming Gala in Solihull.
Last week the Royal Blind School opened its brand new pupil run café in the refurbished Canaan Lane campus in Morningside. After head teacher Elaine Brackenridge cut the ribbon, hungry and excited members of staff and guests were met by a bright and spacious café with big windows, beautifully set tables with elegant tea china cups and flowers laid out on each one.
The Royal Blind charity eBay auction goes live this Friday 20 February at 4.00pm.
21 year old Greg Renton is registered blind, has learning difficulties and uses a wheelchair. He enjoys short breaks at Forward Vision to socialise and participate in activities. It also gives his parents respite.
Royal Blind is encouraging you to take up a challenge and help raise funds for our charity as part of our annual fundraising campaign, Royal Blind Week.
The Royal Blind School was a centre for informative discussion on the move from school into adult life, as parents, carers, teachers and speakers from many different organisations gathered for the successful 'Post School Transition' event.