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Fair Rail Campaign Win As Free Rail Travel Announced For Companions Of Visually Impaired

Sight Scotland, and its sister charity Sight Scotland Veterans, are celebrating a Fair Rail Campaign victory after Transport Scotland announced free rail travel for companions of blind and partially sighted people.

New dates for communication courses from the Royal Blind School

Two day courses for parents, carers and professionals in communication and on-body sign training, hosted and facilitated by the Royal Blind School.

Sight Scotland is Swanston Brasserie's Charity Of The Month

Swanston Brasserie has made Sight Scotland its charity of the month for March 2024 to help shine a light on all the great work the charity does in support of the visually impaired.

More Than Meets The Eye: The Joy Of Baking Means Leah Is Loving Life

Leah Cameron, 22, moved to Sight Scotland’s Forward Vision residential services from a Dundee care home just over a year ago. She's loving being part of a community at Forward Vision and getting the chance to do lots of things she enjoys.

More Than Meets The Eye: Angus, a drummer, takes the stage in Edinbrugh

Drummer takes the stage in Edinburgh. Feeling the beat in his bones, Angus absolutely adores playing drums.

Meet Gareth: Our Rehabilitation and Mobility Officer

Gareth King, a Rehabilitation and Mobility Officer with Sight Scotland, is set to become one of the first graduates of the Graduate Low Vision Rehabilitation Course at Glasgow Caledonian University.

More Than Meets The Eye: Meet Callum our new Engagement Manager

Introducing Callum Lancashire, our newly appointed Engagement Manager, tasked with spearheading the establishment of Sight Loss Councils throughout Scotland, commencing with the Central Belt in March 2024.

Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland Visits Royal Blind School

Nicola Killean, Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland has praised Sight Scotland for not only upholding the rights of visually impaired children and young people, but also empowering them to know their own rights so they can shape their o

Meet Andrea: Helping to combat loneliness and isolation in Glasgow

Andrea Curro is our new Community Activity Assistant for Glasgow.

More Than Meets The Eye: Freya inspired to start speaking and singing

Freya has been inspired by music and song at the Royal Blind School to start speaking - something that her parents did not think was possible

We know that you are more than meets the eye

Sight Scotland has launched its new ‘More Than Meets The Eye’ campaign aimed at dispelling the negative perceptions of people living with sight loss across Scotland.

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