Scottish Braille Press

2a Robertson Avenue 
Edinburgh
EH11 1PZ
Tel: 0131 662 4445
Fax: 0131 662 1968
enquiries.sbp@royalblind.org

 

Press Releases - Scottish Braille Press

Bright future for Braille as charity opens new Scottish Braille Press

Staff gather outside the Scottish Braille Press

Press Release | 05/06/2018

Today, Royal Blind officially opened its new Scottish Braille Press premises and begins a modern chapter in the production of Braille, large print and audio publications for nearly two hundred thousand blind and partially sighted people in Scotland. 

View

Royal Blind Group receives Investors in People accreditation

Royal Blind Group receives Investors in People accreditation

Press Release

Scotland’s largest visual impairment organisation has received an award recognising its commitment to its employees.

View

Chief Executive of Royal Blind to step down

Chief Executive of Royal Blind to step down

Press Release

 
The Chief Executive of Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded has announced his retiral.
 
View

Unique signed Braille Harry Potter book goes on sale for sight loss charity

Unique signed Braille Harry Potter book goes on sale for sight loss charity

Press Release | 28/11/2016

Harry Potter fans and rare book collectors are being offered the chance to get their hands on a unique signed Braille edition of the first book in the famous series.

View

Waitrose to display Braille welcome sign as part of National Braille Week

Harry and Junjie with Waitrose manager Katie

Press Release | 10/10/2016

Visually impaired shoppers at an Edinburgh supermarket will be welcomed to the store in Braille this week as part of a campaign to raise awareness of alternative formats.

View

Cabinet Secretary Angela Constance MSP visits Scottish Braille Press

Press employee demonstrates audio recording process to Angela Constance MSP

Press Release | 06/10/2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities today paid a visit to the Scottish Braille Press to find out more about its role as an employer of disabled people.

View

Now available in Braille: God Bless Mrs McGinty! My Life and the Sunday Post by Bill Anderson

Front cover of God Bless Mrs McGinty!

Press Release | 01/03/2016

Now available from the Scottish Braille Press is the fascinating autobiography of the former editor of one of the UK’s most successful Sunday newspapers.

View

Bestselling crime author Alex Gray visits Scottish Braille Press

Author Alex Gray poses with Braille editions of her new book The Darkest Goodbye

Press Release | 29/02/2016

Celebrated crime author, Alex Gray, has praised the work of the Scottish Braille Press in making literature accessible for blind people after meeting the team who are producing the Braille edition of her much-anticipated new novel.

View

Royal Blind Exhibition celebrates National Braille Week

Image of glass display cabinets at Braille Exhibition at Central Library

Press Release | 10/09/2015

An exhibition highlighting the history and use of Braille has opened at the Central Library in Edinburgh. 

View

Royal Blind Introduces Living Wage

Braeside House

Press Release | 24/03/2015

Scotland’s largest visual impairment organisation has announced that it will introduce the Living Wage.

View