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Pupils get their hands on glass sculptures of cells

Pupil examines a tactile diagram of a cell in a science lab

Cell biology is an extremely complex subject to understand – so imagine what it might be like to try and learn the topic without the aid of visual diagrams.


Posted: 24/11/2016 | Education


Work continues on Royal Blind Group's West of Scotland development

Hawkhead Centre under construction

Work is progressing on Scottish War Blinded’s new rehabilitation and activity centre in the West of Scotland. 

Posted: 23/11/2016 | Scottish War Blinded


Cranberry Tearoom ‘stars’ attend sensory impairment award ceremony

cranberry tearoom team accept award

The team behind Royal Blind’s Cranberry Tearoom are celebrating after winning the first runner up prize in a sensory impairment awards ceremony.

Posted: 17/11/2016 | Adult Services


Runners raise £2,000 for Royal Blind with evening Kelpies race

Liz and Anne pose in fundraising t-shirts and light-up accessories

Royal Blind supporters have raised more than £2,000 by taking part in a race around the Kelpies - after dark.

Posted: 14/11/2016 | Education


Optical Assistants tackle Supernova Run to raise money for Royal Blind

Mame thumbs up for Supernova

Two Optical Assistants are hoping to raise £600 for Royal Blind by running around the spectacular Kelpies monument at night.

Posted: 01/11/2016