Royal Blind Press Releases

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

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

Contact:

Davina Shiell, Director of Marketing and Communications, Royal Blind

Tel: 0131 229 1456
Mobile: 07713 987 7970

Email Davina

Walk 500 Miles for Royal Blind This Weekend And Make A Real Difference

Walk 500 Miles for Royal Blind This Weekend And Make A Real Difference

Press Release | 17/09/2013

An incredible fundraising event is taking place this weekend in Fife’s stunning Lochore Meadows, organised by a team of Fife Council employees in memory of their much-loved colleague Alec Thorburn and in aid of Scottish charity Royal Blind.

 ‘Let’s Walk 500 Miles for Alec’ is a sponsored walk around Lochore Meadows happening this Saturday 21st September, with over 100 attendees taking part to walk a total of 500 miles, and the event’s organisers are looking for more people across Fife to get involved.

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£5,000 funding boost for care home for visually impaired older people in Paisley

Jenny's Well

Press Release | 26/06/2017

A new care home for visually impaired older people has been given a funding boost of £5,000.

Jenny’s Well Care Home, currently under construction on Hawkhead Road, Paisley, is due to open its doors in October.

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‘Care Home Idols’ trophy presented to teenage singer

Amanda Roberts

Press Release | 26/03/2015

A teenage singer with a visual impairment accepted the ‘Care Home Idols 2014’ trophy on behalf of Forward Vision, to celebrate their success in a UK wide music competition.

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‘Tea at a distance’ for care home residents

‘Tea at a distance’ for care home residents

Press Release | 07/04/2020

 

Care staff are being creative during the coronavirus crisis.

Social distanced tea parties are being introduced at a Royal Blind care home, helping residents socialise during the coronavirus pandemic.

Seated four metres apart as an extra precaution, residents took their tea in groups of three at Jenny’s Well care home in Paisley on Thursday.

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