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.

Tom Boal Completes Rat Race Challenge Event in Support of Scottish War Blinded

Tom Boal Completes Rat Race Challenge Event in Support of Scottish War Blinded

We recently featured Tom's preparation for the Rat Race Dirty Weekend Challenge event and delighted to say that he has been back in touch about how he got on:

“My Rat Race Dirty Weekend has been and gone but what a weekend it was! 20 miles and 200 obstacles of mud, water and more mud! I arrived at Burghley House on Friday afternoon to pick up my racepack, campsite pass and a can of Red Bull; was that a sign of what lay ahead?

Posted: 28/05/2014 | Scottish War Blinded

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Members Reach for New Horizons at the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena

Members Reach for New Horizons at the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena

 

Scottish War Blinded members are now enjoying the adrenaline fuelled thrills of rock climbing at the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena in West Lothian.

Posted: 26/05/2014 | Scottish War Blinded

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Member Artwork to Appear at Disability History Scotland Exhibition

Member Artwork to Appear at Disability History Scotland Exhibition

 

Scottish War Blinded members’ art and craftwork will be showcased at Disability History Scotland’s pop-up WWI exhibition in June at Ocean Terminal.

The exhibition, from Tuesday 10 to Sunday 15 June 2014, comprises a range of activities, workshops, art and media displays describing attitudinal change towards disability from World War I to present day.

Posted: 19/05/2014 | Scottish War Blinded

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Scottish War Blinded Host Successful Inaugural Member Conference

Scottish War Blinded Host Successful Inaugural Member Conference

 

The inaugural Scottish War Blinded member conference took place on Monday 12 May 2014 at the Apex City Quay Hotel, Dundee which brought members together from across Scotland to have their say in the development of Scottish War Blinded services.

Posted: 13/05/2014 | Scottish War Blinded

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Scottish War Blinded Member Conference 2014

Scottish War Blinded Member Conference 2014

 

Scottish War Blinded will welcome members to its inaugural conference on Monday 12 May 2014 at the Apex City Quay Hotel, Dundee.

The conference will bring members together from across Scotland to have a say in the provision and development of Scottish War Blinded services by attending a variety of short presentations and discussion groups. View full schedule

Posted: 07/05/2014 | Scottish War Blinded

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No Obstacle Too Great for Scottish War Blinded Member Tom Boal

No Obstacle Too Great for Scottish War Blinded Member Tom Boal

Scottish War Blinded member Tom Boal will raise funds for Scottish War Blinded by participating in the ‘Rat Race Dirty Weekend’ on Saturday 10 May 2014. Tom has taken time out of his busy training schedule to tell us how his preparations are progressing:

“Saturday 10 May 2014 will see me tackle the world's longest/largest Obstacle Race, known as the ‘Rat Race Dirty Weekend’.  A unique race which consists of 20 miles over 200 obstacles at Burghley House Estate, Stamford.

Posted: 06/05/2014 | Scottish War Blinded

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