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

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.

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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.

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Sir Walter Scott Celebrated in Braille

Image of Braille Manuscripts

Press Release | 14/10/2014

Two great anniversaries are being marked in Edinburgh today (14 October) with the launch of a new book amidst a sea of words in Waverley Railway Station.

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Scottish Braille Press to cease production of braille magazines

Scottish Braille Press

Press Release | 20/06/2019

A leading UK provider of alternative formats has announced that it is no longer able to produce braille magazines.

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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.

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Royal Blind Group receives Investors in People accreditation

Royal Blind Group receives Investors in People accreditation

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

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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. 

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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.

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New Book by Sue Reid Sexton 'Rue End Street' to be published in Braille

Sue Reid Sexton

Press Release | 20/06/2014

Author Sue Reid Sexton’s new book ‘Rue End Street’ will be simultaneously published in Braille when the book is launched next week.  

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Minister meets disabled workers celebrating Scottish Braille Press success

Minister for Business Fair Work and Skills Jamie Hepburn views an audio booth

Press Release | 27/02/2019

On Tuesday 26 February, employees at the Scottish Braille Press met with Jamie Hepburn, Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills to discuss how disabled workers are benefiting from the expansion of the successful social enterprise. Over the last ten years the business has tripled its turnover to over £3 million, and after moving to larger new premises in Edinburgh last year has been able to increase its staff.

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