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Royal Blind to support children with visual impairment in Midlothian Council area

Royal Blind has been awarded the contract to provide support for Midlothian Council’s visual impairment education service from August.

Statement on Gillespie Crescent head office relocation plans

Royal Blind has lodged a planning application to demolish its head office building at Gillespie Crescent in Bruntsfield, Edinburgh.This is to allow for the sale of the land once the charity headquarters have relocated to its new premises at Robertson

Care home life during COVID

We asked three care home residents about their experience of the COVID-19 pandemic, and this is what they said.

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Emotional impact of sight loss

We share some of the findings from our Emotional Support for Sight Loss report to mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2020.

Ian Rankin and Alex Gray back braille book giveaway

Two of Scotland's most popular crime writers are supporting Royal Blind's move to give away 300 free braille books during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Senior Execs take on 2.6 Challenge to raise funds for key workers

Royal Blind’s leaders are getting into their exercise gear for the 2.6 Challenge.The 2.6 Challenge encourages people to take on a fun activity and then to donate to or fundraise for their favourite UK charity.Royal Blind—Scotland largest

Why we need more support for blind and partially sighted people during the coronavirus crisis

Vicky and her husband Robbie believe they are among many blind and partially sighted people who feel abandoned in the midst of the measures being taken to deal with the impact of Coronavirus.

How Royal Blind is continuing essential care services during COVID-19

Hawys Kilday spoke to RNIB Connect Radio about how our care home services are continuing to support people with visual impairment as the Coronavirus pandemic continues.

Devices 'open the world up' for pupils learning during lockdown

Children with visual impairments are ‘accessing the world’ with special braille devices as the coronavirus lockdown continues.

Urgent appeal for care homes during Coronavirus COVID-19

Please support our urgent care homes appeal during Coronavirus COVID-19, if you can.

‘Tea at a distance’ for care home residents

Care staff are being creative during the coronavirus crisis. Socially distanced tea parties are being introduced at a Royal Blind care home, helping residents socialise during the coronavirus pandemic.

Charity calls for action to support record number of pupils with visual impairment

New figures published by the Scottish Government show the numbers of pupils with vision impairment in Scotland’s schools has more than doubled over the last ten years, leading to a call from Scotland’s largest visual impairment charity fo

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