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Press Releases - Kidscene

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Royal Blind pupils visit Lady Haig's Poppy Factory

Pupil Aiden making a poppy. Picture courtesty Royal Regiment of Scotland

Press Release | 07/11/2019

Royal Blind pupils try their hand at making poppies at Edinburgh’s Poppy Factory.

Four pupils from the Royal Blind School visited Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory at Redford Barracks in Edinburgh.  Bo, Rebeka, Jay and Aiden were given a tour of the factory and met several of the ex-servicemen and women who live there.

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Call for action as people with sight loss miss out on Self-directed Support

A resident and carer choosing fruit from a plate

Press Release | 07/11/2019

Research by Scotland’s biggest sight loss charity Royal Blind has revealed low awareness among blind and partially sighted people of the Scottish Government’s flagship social care policy.

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Royal Blind pupils first in Scotland to try LEGO braille bricks.

Royal Blind pupils first in Scotland to try LEGO braille bricks.

Press Release | 07/10/2019

Royal Blind pupils among first in world to try LEGO braille bricks to mark National Braille Week.

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Sight loss charity launches loneliness report at SNP Conference

Veterans speaking to each other at a Scottish War Blinded event

Press Release | 08/06/2018

Today Scotland’s biggest charity supporting blind and partially sighted people will launch a new report highlighting the links between sight loss and social isolation.  Royal Blind is holding a joint fringe meeting with Age Scotland on the issue of loneliness as the Scottish Government prepares to finalise a groundbreaking nation strategy to tackle social isolation.

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Royal Blind Group receives Investors in People accreditation

Royal Blind Group receives Investors in People accreditation

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Scotland’s largest visual impairment organisation has received an award recognising its commitment to its employees.

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Royal Blind Introduces Living Wage

Braeside House

Press Release | 24/03/2015

Scotland’s largest visual impairment organisation has announced that it will introduce the Living Wage.

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Professional Rugby Players to Coach Children at Royal Blind's Holiday Club

Rugby session at Kidscene

Press Release | 24/07/2014

Professional rugby players will today (24 July 2014) provide a skills session at a unique holiday club that caters for children with and without disabilities.

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Lothians MSP Launches New Premises for Unique Child Care Service

Kezia Dugdale MSP cutting cake

Press Release | 22/11/2013

Kezia Dugdale, MSP for Edinburgh Lothians and Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, will today (Friday 22 November) launch the new premises of an after school and holiday club catering for children with and without disabilities.

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