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.

Sight loss veteran who survived stroke regaining life-long hobbies with Scottish War Blinded's support

Del with his CCTV reader and specialist magnifiers

An Inverness veteran who has significant sight loss after suffering a stroke is regaining his life-long fishing hobby with the support of a vision impairment charity.  

 

Posted: 18/06/2019 | Scottish War Blinded

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Veteran with sight loss journeys to Israel for Veteran Games with 'life-changing' support of Scottish War Blinded

Peter Ramsay stands between flags at the Veteran Games

An Irvine veteran with sight loss is feeling elated after taking part in a Veteran Games event in Tel Aviv with the “life-changing” support of Scottish War Blinded.

 

Posted: 14/06/2019 | Scottish War Blinded

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Partially sighted veteran overcoming 'isolation' with support of Scottish War Blinded

Sam in his work shed surrounded by his model aircraft

A partially sighted veteran who has battled “isolation” due to his vision impairment is now reconnecting with his friendship network and much-loved model aircrafts with receiving support from a sight loss charity.

 

Posted: 12/06/2019 | Scottish War Blinded

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D-Day +1 veteran recalls memories of Normandy landings on 75th anniversary

John (left) in uniform as a teenager and right, 94, holding Legion D’honneur

A D-Day Plus One veteran who recently became a member of Scottish War Blinded after his sight deteriorated has recalled his memories of the Normandy landings.

 

Posted: 04/06/2019 | Scottish War Blinded

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