Press Releases - Scottish War Blinded

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Hannah Mitchell, Marketing Manager

Scottish War Blinded

Tel: 0131 229 1456

Mobile: 07718 486318

 

Jos Weale, PR & Communications Executive

jos.weale@scottishwarblinded.org

New Chair for Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded

Michael Craig

Press Release | 05/12/2019

New Chair for Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded

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WWII veteran celebrates 100th birthday with Air Force themed celebration at RAF Lossiemouth and Morayvia

Scottish War Blinded veterans wearing their RAF Lossiemouth beanies

Press Release | 03/12/2019

A World War Two veteran has been treated to an air force themed outing, organised by Scottish War Blinded, RAF Lossiemouth and Morayvia, in celebration of him turning 100 years old.

 

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Dumfries veteran urges fellow residents to open up about life-changing impact of sight loss

Jim Behan with his Travelux magnifier

Press Release | 25/11/2019

A veteran with an age-related eye condition is urging fellow Dumfries and Galloway residents to talk more openly about the life-changing impact of sight loss.

 

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Veterans with sight loss gather at Hawkhead Centre for Remembrance Service

Veterans with sight loss gather at Hawkhead Centre for Remembrance Service

Press Release | 12/11/2019

Veterans with sight loss gathered with local community representatives at Scottish War Blinded’s Hawkhead Centre in Paisley on Tuesday, November 12 to honour the fallen.

 

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Veterans with sight loss proudly represent Scottish War Blinded in Cenotaph March Past

Scottish War Blinded veterans and staff at the March Past

Press Release | 10/11/2019

Scottish War Blinded veterans overcame the challenges of sight loss on Remembrance Sunday as they proudly marched in the Cenotaph March Past in London.

 

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Scottish War Blinded veteran meets son of ex-POW comrade

Jimmy Johnstone (left) and Sandy Petrie (right) shake hands

Press Release | 09/11/2019

A World War Two veteran, whose appeal to find his fellow former prisoners of war captured the nation’s hearts in August, has been united with the son of one of the soldiers he was seeking.

 

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Kilmarnock WWII veteran shares story of his part in brave bomb disposal to mark Remembrance Day

Kilmarnock WWII veteran shares story of his part in brave bomb disposal to mark Remembrance Day

Press Release | 04/11/2019

A Kilmarnock World War Two veteran has shared his incredible story of bravery to mark Remembrance Day.

 

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Coatbridge veteran Agnes Houston MBE to carry wreath for Scottish War Blinded in Cenotaph March Past

Agnes Houston MBE sits smiling

Press Release | 01/11/2019

A Coatbridge veteran with sight loss will proudly act as wreath bearer for charity Scottish War Blinded in the Cenotaph March Past in London on Remembrance Sunday.

 

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Veteran with sight loss regaining confidence with vision impairment-friendly smartphone from charity

Veteran Joe Gallie with his Synapptic smartphone

Press Release | 10/10/2019

A Royal Navy veteran with sight loss is regaining his confidence after receiving a vision impairment-friendly smartphone from charity Scottish War Blinded.

 

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Veterans with sight loss enjoy grand day out at Grampian Transport Museum

Scottish War Blinded veterans with vehicle exhibits at Grampian Transport Museum

Press Release | 04/09/2019

Veterans with sight loss from Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen enjoyed a huge variety of vehicle exhibitions on a recent trip to Grampian Transport Museum, Alford, with Scottish War Blinded support.

 

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