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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. 

Royal Blind lends experience and support for Cyber Essentials Scheme

Cyber Essentials logo

We are proud to announce that we are part of the Cyber Essentials scheme, lending our experience on cyber security to other organisations and charities.

Posted: 13/11/2018

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Lots of skele-fun at Braeside House Halloween party!

Resident and staff member wear ghost masks

Terrifying tales of witchcraft, ghoulish games and spooky treats were enjoyed by residents at Braeside House yesterday for their frighteningly fun-packed Halloween Party hosted by the Meaningful Activities team.

Posted: 01/11/2018 | Care for Older People

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Forward Vision host Cranberry Tearoom Showstopper Special

Jan Thomson taste tests cake with fellow judge & Forward Vision resident Andrew

Forward Vision hosts a special Cranberry Tearoom with a showstopping cake competition!

Posted: 31/10/2018 | Adult Services

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Ban on Temporary Outdoor Signage in Edinburgh Welcomed

Street cluttered by temporary outdoor signage

Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded warmly welcome ban on temporary outdoor signage by Edinburgh City Council.

Posted: 31/10/2018

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Pub quiz raises nearly £1,000 for Royal Blind!

Pub quiz raises nearly £1,000 for Royal Blind!

Quiz goers from across the city joined Royal Blind staff and supporters to raise an amazing £1,000 for vision impaired people.

Posted: 25/10/2018

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Our Vision for Equal Education

Our Vision for Equal Education

Today Royal Blind is launching Our Vision for Equal Education - a campaign to highlight the need for increased support in Scotland’s schools for blind and partially sighted pupils. 

Posted: 23/10/2018 | Education

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Mark O’Donnell: New campaign will push to make education equal for vision impaired

Bo takes part in art with teacher at school

Written by Mark O'Donnell for The Scotsman

Posted: 17/10/2018

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Two green thumbs up: AON volunteers help out at Braeside House

Aon volunteers smile for camera

Green-fingered volunteers from AON Risk Solutions swapped the office for the garden as they helped spruce up Braeside House’s outdoor spaces.

Posted: 16/10/2018 | Care for Older People

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Join us for a celebration of braille at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

National Braille Week braille trail quiz at Kelvingrove

Can you crack the code and find the answers to our braille quiz?

Posted: 12/10/2018

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Hawkhead Centre staff's skydive raises over £1700 for Royal Blind

Two staff members look excited and nervous before their skydive for Royal Blind

Two staff members from Scottish War Blinded have raised an incredible £1705 for sister charity Royal Blind with a daring skydive.

Posted: 05/10/2018 | Scottish War Blinded

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