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Sight Scotland Veterans Stories

Glasgow veteran with sight loss to compete at 2022 Veteran Games in Israel

Veteran Tony is set to take part in the 2022 Veteran Games in Israel.

Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland veterans launch Fair Rail Vision petition

Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans highlight rail challenges as the charities launch their petition for a new national policy in Scotland for free rail travel for visually impaired people and their travel companions.

Fife WWII veteran with sight loss, 100, regains independence with reading

100-year-old World War Two veteran, Cath Drummond, is delighted to be enjoying printed text again with her new audio scanner

WWII veteran with sight loss enjoying books again with new audio scanner

World War Two veteran Jean is using an OCR scanner to access printed text again, thanks to Sight Scotland Veterans support.

Call for local authorities to focus on sight loss 

Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans launch their manifesto for the 2022 Scottish local authority elections.

Veteran ‘reclaiming himself’ with Sight Scotland Veterans support after sudden sight loss

Stephen says Sight Scotland Veterans is helping him "reclaim himself" after a stroke left him visually impaired.

Larbert veteran and bowling champion with sight loss praises charity support

Army veteran Ian was diagnosed with macular degeneration in his forties. He says Sight Scotland Veterans' support has been "life changing".

Charity helps Port Seton WWII veteran with sight loss, 100, reclaim independence with audio scanner

A 100-year-old World War Two veteran with sight loss is enjoying being more independent and reading again with a Smart Reader audio scanner.

Dalkeith veteran regains independence after sight loss threatened to stop much-loved hobbies

A Dalkeith veteran with sight loss is delighted to be keeping active independently again thanks to the support of Sight Scotland Veterans

Long cane training: Galashiels veteran with sight loss regains independence out and about

Visually impaired veteran David is enjoying walks around his home town independently again after expert long cane training with Sight Scotland Veterans

New Chief Executive for Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans

Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans have announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive who will take up the post in January 2022.

Veterans with sight loss unite with charity’s Remembrance poppy wreath relay

Sight Scotland Veterans' poppy wreath relay uniting veterans with sight loss across Scotland has begun in the run up to Remembrance Day.