Press Room

The Scottish War Blinded Press Office handles all media requests regarding its Linburn Centre and Outreach services, news and events.

For media enquiries please contact:

Davina Shiell, Marketing Manager

Scottish War Blinded

Tel: 0131 229 1456

Mobile: 07713 987 797

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

Press Release

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

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Chief Executive of Scottish War Blinded to step down

Chief Executive of Scottish War Blinded to step down

Press Release

The Chief Executive of  Scottish War Blinded and Royal Blind has announced his retiral.

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Ladies tee up £720 for sight loss charity

Ladies tee up £720 for sight loss charity

Press Release | 14/12/2016

Paisley Golf Club got into the spirit of giving as they held a festive fundraiser for a sight loss charity. 

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Local MSP tours Linburn Centre

Local MSP tours Linburn Centre

Press Release | 05/12/2016

Miles Briggs, MSP for Lothian, Shadow Minister for Public Health and Mental Health, paid a visit to Scottish War Blinded’s Linburn Centre to find out more about the charity’s opportunities for military veterans with sight loss.

 

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Scottish War Blinded Join Forth Valley Sensory Centre

Scottish War Blinded Join Forth Valley Sensory Centre

Press Release | 10/11/2016

Scottish War Blinded is the latest organisation to provide services from the Forth Valley Sensory Centre in Camelon, Falkirk. To announce the arrival of the charity, which helps all veterans, no matter whether they lost their sight during or after service to the Centre, a special, free exhibition into the effects of chemical warfare on soldiers in the First World War will be held at the Centre on 11th November.

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Historic derelict walled garden to undergo transformation with new charity partnership announced

Historic derelict walled garden to undergo transformation with new charity partnership announced

Press Release | 23/08/2016

A disused overgrown listed walled garden will be transformed into a productive enterprise by an innovative charitable partnership supported by volunteers from J.P. Morgan.

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