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.

Macular Week: Member Story, George Heenan

George sits in a wooden shelter on a bench wearing antiglare glasses.

To mark Macular Week, an awareness week run by Macular Society, we spoke to Scottish War Blinded veteran George Heenan about his life experiences and how his life has been impacted since beginning to lose his sight to macular degeneration.

Posted: 28/06/2018 | Scottish War Blinded

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Forth Rail Bridge Abseil: How I took on my fear of heights to raise money for Royal Blind

Caitlin and Garry stand side by side

By Caitlin Gould

I’ve always been a believer that when it comes to fundraising you should do something out of your comfort zone. That’s why I decided to take on my fear of heights by completing a 165ft abseil from the Forth Bridge.

Posted: 19/06/2018 | Scottish War Blinded

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum exhibits emotive World War One display

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum exhibits emotive World War One display

Glasgow's Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum has launched what is described as an 'emotive' World War One display, centred around the works of artist Frank Brangwyn.

Posted: 14/06/2018 | Scottish War Blinded

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