Press Room

Our press office handles all media enquiries for Royal Blind and our sister charity Scottish War Blinded.

The small team drives news and feature articles in addition to providing a timely and efficient and reactive media service. 

Contact:

Davina Shiell, Marketing and Fundraising Manager, Royal Blind

Tel: 0131 229 1456
Mobile: 07713 987 797

Email Davina

Royal Blind Group receives Investors in People accreditation

Royal Blind Group receives Investors in People accreditation

Press Release

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

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Deputy First Minister visits Royal Blind School

Deputy First Minister visits Royal Blind School

Press Release

The Royal Blind School played host to the Deputy First Minister today (Wednesday 22 February).

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Chief Executive of Royal Blind to step down

Chief Executive of Royal Blind to step down

Press Release

 
The Chief Executive of Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded has announced his retiral.
 
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Fundraisers challenged to go ‘blind’ for a day for visual impairment charity

Fundraisers challenged to go ‘blind’ for a day for visual impairment charity

Press Release | 08/02/2017

People across the country are being challenged to blindfold themselves for a day to raise money for Scotland’s largest visual impairment organisation, Royal Blind.

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Ladies tee up £720 for sight loss charity

Ladies tee up £720 for sight loss charity

Press Release | 14/12/2016

Paisley Golf Club got into the spirit of giving as they held a festive fundraiser for a sight loss charity. 

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Unique signed Braille Harry Potter book goes on sale for sight loss charity

Unique signed Braille Harry Potter book goes on sale for sight loss charity

Press Release | 28/11/2016

Harry Potter fans and rare book collectors are being offered the chance to get their hands on a unique signed Braille edition of the first book in the famous series.

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New service for visually impaired adults officially opened in Edinburgh

Nathan and MSP Neil Findlay

Press Release | 07/11/2016

A ribbon cutting ceremony has marked the official opening of a new residence for visually impaired adults with complex needs.

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Waitrose to display Braille welcome sign as part of National Braille Week

Harry and Junjie with Waitrose manager Katie

Press Release | 10/10/2016

Visually impaired shoppers at an Edinburgh supermarket will be welcomed to the store in Braille this week as part of a campaign to raise awareness of alternative formats.

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Cabinet Secretary Angela Constance MSP visits Scottish Braille Press

Press employee demonstrates audio recording process to Angela Constance MSP

Press Release | 06/10/2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities today paid a visit to the Scottish Braille Press to find out more about its role as an employer of disabled people.

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Author Danny Weston leads creative writing workshop with visually impaired students

Author Philip Caveney speaks to student with laptop

Press Release | 22/09/2016

Aspiring young writers at the Royal Blind School were taught some tricks of the trade by one of their favourite authors during a creative writing workshop.

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