Royal Blind Blog

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. 

Support the Royal Blind School's Courtyards Project

Lolly, pupil, laughing

The Royal Blind School is launching a campaign to transform its outdoor spaces to create an inspiring and engaging outdoor areas for learning and play.

Posted: 21/11/2017 | Education


Royal Blind School presented with Eat Safe Award

Eat Safe logo

The Royal Blind School has been presented with an award for excellent food hygiene standards.

Posted: 16/11/2017 | Education


Royal Blind School hosts National Braille Week coffee morning

National Braille Week coffee morning

Pupils of the Royal Blind School served up an array of delicious food and drink as part of a special National Braille Week coffee morning.

Posted: 12/10/2017 | Education


Kidscene celebrates National Braille Week

Lewis demonstrates BrailleNote to children

Why Braillers have less keys than keyboards, who invented Braille and how visually impaired people draw, were among the topics discussed at a special National Braille Week themed after school club.

Posted: 12/10/2017 | Education, Child Care


Raise money for Royal Blind with spooktacular Halloween ball

A couple dance at a formal event

Join us for a frighteningly fun-packed Halloween ball and raise money for Royal Blind!

Posted: 14/09/2017


Win prizes at Royal Blind's Afternoon Tea with Scotland’s Crime Writers

afternoon tea flyer

Pamper packages, bakery bundles and the unique chance to have a character named after you in a book. These are just some of the prizes that guests can get their hands on at Royal Blind’s upcoming fundraising event.

Posted: 06/09/2017


Happy Birthday Allermuir! Service celebrates successful first year

Nathan sits in the garden

Staff and residents of Royal Blind’s home for visually impaired adults are celebrating the service’s first birthday.

Allermuir opened its doors to residents in August 2016 to provide a home for life for its four residents, following the success of its sister service for 17-25 year olds, Forward Vision. 

Posted: 29/08/2017 | Adult Services


St Mirren FC help Royal Blind reach fundraising goals in Paisley

Two of our volunteers outside St Mirren FC grounds with a collection bucket

St Mirren FC proved themselves to be winners both on and off the pitch, when they helped Royal Blind raise over £340 with a bucket collection at their home game against Falkirk FC last weekend.

Posted: 10/08/2017 | Care for Older People


Allermuir rated 'very good' in first inspection report

Frankie plays in his bedroom at Allermuir

The Care Inspectorate has praised the ‘positive and happy atmosphere’ of Royal Blind’s new residential service after its first ever inspection of the home.

Posted: 08/08/2017 | Adult Services


Open Day to view new services in Paisley

Hawkhead Centre under construction

We are holding an Open Day for the public to view our new services in Paisley before they officially open on 30 September from 10am - 3pm.

Posted: 03/08/2017 | Care for Older People, Scottish War Blinded