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Scottish Talking Newspaper Conference

Scottish Talking Newspaper Conference

The Scottish Talking Newspapers Conference took place on 26 October celebrating their 25th Anniversary and it provided an opportunity for the Scottish Braille Press to give a presentation about their work. 

Posted: 31/10/2013

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The Royal Blind School's Rice Challenge

Rice Challenge Official Logo

Pupils at the Royal Blind School are taking part in the 90kg Rice Challenge to help farmers in Malawi.


Posted: 24/10/2013 | Education

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Libby Clegg Launches National Braille Week Exhibition

Libby Clegg Launches National Braille Week Exhibition

Paralympic athlete and former Royal Blind School pupil Libby Clegg spoke at our National Braille Week exhibition about her experience of using Braille and other alternative formats. This was Libby's first engagement for Royal Blind since she was appointed Brand Ambassador

Libby said:

"I've been tryinging to brush up on my Braille for National Braille Week. I don’t think me and my brothers were the best Braille students, it’s so hard! I am trying to get better though." 

Posted: 13/10/2013

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National Braille Week 2013

National Braille Week 2013

National Braille Week is here! As we mentioned in a recent post, National Braille week now runs within the week that World Sight Day falls, which this year is 7-13 October.

Posted: 11/10/2013

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World Sight Day 2013

World Sight Day 2013

Today, 10 October 2013, is World Sight Day! World Sight Day is a global day of awareness raising about blindness and visual impairment. 

Posted: 10/10/2013

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Kidscene October Holiday Club

Kidscene October Holiday Club

Are you looking for childcare during the October holidays? Kidscene is a unique after school and holiday club that provides care for children of all school ages and any ability from all over Edinburgh.

Located at the Royal Blind School in Morningside, Edinburgh, Kidscene is a place where children can come and take part in a wide range of tailored activity’s in a caring, safe, stimulating environment.

The October holiday week is very soon and the Holiday Club is now inviting children to come along and join in the fun!

Posted: 01/10/2013 | Child Care

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