Find our latest news here, as well as inspiring stories of how the people we work with are overcoming challenges. You'll also find blogs covering the issues important to us. 

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Stories

Sight Scotland launches Lothians support line to tackle need for family support for sight loss

Press release: Sight Scotland has launched a telephone helpline providing support to people with sight loss and their families.

Time for politicians to focus on sight loss, says Sight Scotland

Press release: Sight Scotland launches its manifesto for the Holyrood elections in May with a call for the next parliament to focus on better support for thousands​ of Scots affected by sight loss. 

Lack of awareness increasing risk of sight loss

Press release: Scotland’s leading sight loss charity is calling for action to raise awareness of risk factors for sight loss, including poor diet and lack of exercise. 

Treading the boards as a person with visual impairment

Kirin Saeed, who is registered blind, has written a play about her relationship with her care worker.

Thank you for your support in 2020

The Royal Blind School's Christmas Grinch has a message to share...

New Head of Learning for Sight Scotland

Press release: Sight Scotland has appointed a new Head of Learning to lead the Royal Blind School and the charity's growing education outreach service.

Arty presents in production at care homes

Care home residents at Braeside House have been working on paintings to gift their families for Christmas.

Volunteers make a magic difference

Today is International Volunteers Day 2020, and we'd like to offer a huge thank you to everyone who has volunteered for us this year.

Getting behind our ambition to tackle sight loss

Our staff, and the people we care for, are joining our journey to support more people with visual impairment across Scotland.

Time to focus on sight loss as First Minister backs launch of Sight Scotland

Press release: The First Minister has officially launched the new names of our two charities – Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded – as Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans.

Protective visors helping keep Royal Blind residents and staff safe

Royal Blind has been working with a community hero to get additional personal protective equipment for staff.

Care home residents join fundraising effort

John and Irene have shown age is no barrier to getting involved with the Virtual Kiltwalk.

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