Press Releases - Scottish War Blinded

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Flying the flag: Hawkhead presented with standard by Royal British Legion

Sottish War Blinded members stand beside a flag

Press Release | 08/03/2018

Members of an activity hub for visually impaired veterans have been presented with their very own flag.

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Blind WW2 veteran takes to the slopes for the first time

Scottish War Blinded member, Gordon, skis with assistance of instructor

Press Release | 14/02/2018

A blind Second World War veteran has taken to the slopes for the first time – just two days after his 96th birthday.

Gordon Mills, of Edinburgh, had his first ever ski lesson at Midlothian Snowsports Centre on Tuesday in a trip arranged by charity Scottish War Blinded.

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Rod regains his independence with help of Scottish War Blinded

Rod reads from back of audiobook case

Press Release | 05/02/2018

A blind veteran is regaining his independence after being given a cutting edge piece of equipment by a sight loss charity.

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New services for visually impaired people now open

Jenny's Well care home exterior

Press Release | 02/10/2017

Two brand new services in the West of Scotland for blind and partially sighted people are now open.

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Specialist services for blind people to open doors to community

Jenny's Well care home exterior

Press Release | 07/09/2017

Local residents are being invited to attend an Open Day at two newly built services for blind people in Paisley.

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Royal Blind Group Appoints New Chief Executive

Mark O'Donnell

Press Release | 09/05/2017

Scotland’s largest visual impairment organisation has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive.

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Information day planned to promote new jobs in Paisley

Information day planned to promote new jobs in Paisley

Press Release | 05/05/2017

Jobseekers are invited to attend an information day to find out more about 150 new jobs being created in Paisley.

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Managers sought for new services in Paisley

Architect's image of the new development

Press Release | 13/04/2017

Talented managers are being sought for the rare opportunity to head up two new services for blind and partially sighted people in Paisley.

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New local support service for veterans launched in Argyll and Bute

New local support service for veterans launched in Argyll and Bute

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Veterans of the Armed Forces with sight loss, are set to benefit from the expansion of a free outreach service in Argyll and Bute.

The charity Scottish War Blinded has appointed Allison West to a newly created outreach position, to be based out of Helenburgh’s Carers Support offices at Lomond House. 

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Royal Blind Group receives Investors in People accreditation

Royal Blind Group receives Investors in People accreditation

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Scotland’s largest visual impairment organisation has received an award recognising its commitment to its employees.

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