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Forward Vision's barbecue is a Hawaiian sizzler

Forward Vision's barbecue is a Hawaiian sizzler

The garden at Forward Vision was looking particularly colourful this month when everyone gathered in gaudy shirts and flower garlands to enjoy a Hawaiian themed summer barbecue.

Posted: 22/07/2015 | Adult Services


Ofcom propose more accessible Electronic Programme Guides

Image of TV electronic programme guide

There are an estimated two million people in the UK with visual impairments and that number is increasing as the population ages.

Posted: 22/07/2015


Messing about on the canal

The barge with Braeside residents on deck

With summer (supposedly) upon us, the Braeside House residents have been making the most of the scant Edinburgh sunshine on regular cruises along the Union canal.

Posted: 16/07/2015 | Care for Older People


Austrian influence at Kidscene Holiday Club

Julia and Anna at Kidscene

Few charities could manage without the enthusiasm, hard work and commitment of volunteers, and Royal Blind is no exception with its band of helpers taking on wide-ranging and important roles.

Posted: 09/07/2015 | Child Care


Cycling for Royal Blind

Photo of James Gregson with cheque and his bike

Land’s End to John O’Groats (in five days), by James Gregson.

Posted: 02/07/2015