Scottish War Blinded Blog

Read about the wide range of experiences enjoyed by Scottish War Blinded members as well as events, news and community projects.

Veteran with vision impairment regains love of reading newspapers with magnifier from Scottish War Blinded

Findlay (right) sits reading a newspaper on his CCTV (left)

A veteran and former journalist with sight loss has regained his love of reading after receiving a specialist magnifying gadget from Scottish War Blinded.


Posted: 18/04/2019 | Scottish War Blinded


Veteran with vision impairment's railway hobby back on track thanks to CCTV magnifier

Barry in his garage surrounded by his model railway

A Glenrothes veteran living with a vision impairment is back on track with building his beloved model railway after receiving a specialist magnifier from Scottish War Blinded.


Posted: 17/04/2019 | Scottish War Blinded


Sight loss veteran encourages others with vision impairment to get into sport as he gears up for sixth London Marathon

Steven on left in his sports massage clinic and running with cane on right

A Dalkeith veteran with sight loss is encouraging others with a vision impairment to take up sport as he gears up to run the London Marathon for the sixth time.


Posted: 15/04/2019 | Scottish War Blinded


Titanic scratch model created by veteran with sight loss to tour world as part of international exhibition

The Titanic model with member Bernard standing to the right

A scratch model of the iconic Titanic, created in painstaking detail by a Wilkieston veteran with sight loss, will journey the world as part of an international touring exhibition.


Posted: 11/04/2019 | Scottish War Blinded