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Family Wellbeing Service case study: Margaret and Colin

Colin contacted Sight Scotland’s Family Wellbeing Service for some advice on magnification to help his mum, Margaret, after reading about our helpline in his local newspaper

Edinburgh author Lesley Kelly’s pandemic thriller series launched in braille for blind and partially sighted readers

Edinburgh author Lesley Kelly’s pandemic crime thriller Health of Strangers series has been launched in braille for blind and partially sighted readers

Sight Scotland’s new sight loss service receives £150K National Lottery award

Sight Scotland has received a £150,000 National Lottery award from The National Lottery Community Fund for its new community service that supports people affected by sight loss.

Scottish Parliament elections 2021: Campaigning for a national low vision service

Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans' 2021 elections manifesto set out a number of policy initiatives.

Lego fan with sight loss takes on 100-brick Edinburgh Main Library challenge for Sight Scotland

A Lego fan is taking on a 'Sight for Sight' to raise money for Sight Scotland by creating a 100-brick version of the University of Edinburgh’s Main Library

Kinloss family raise money for Sight Scotland with Kiltwalk 2021 horse-ride

A Kinloss family have raised £450 for Sight Scotland by completing a ‘Virtual Kiltwalk’ challenge on horseback.

East Lothian and Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnerships announce new service provider for people with sight loss

East Lothian and Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnerships (HSCPs) have announced Sight Scotland as their new service provider for people with sight loss.

Sight Scotland and Visibility Scotland launch new partnership, extending support for sight loss in Edinburgh

Sight loss charities Sight Scotland and Visibility Scotland have started contracts as the new providers of Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership's visual impairment services.

Try doing your favourite lockdown walk differently

Kiltwalk fundraisers are doing all sorts of challenges to raise funds for people with sight loss.

Walking 165 miles to Edinburgh's sights

Kirsty Smith says committing to a Sight for Sight Challenge is a great motivator to get out and exercise during lockdown. The keen walker raised more than £1400 in just 20 days.

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.

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Our new names

We are proud to announce the new names of our two sister charities and share why we changed our names. We’ve continually adapted to ensure we're there for people with sight loss, and will be there in the future too.

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About us

For more than 225 years, we have been supporting people with sight loss and blindness. We are one of Scotland's oldest charities and we're dedicated to empowering people with visual impairments to lead fulfilling lives.

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