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Sight Scotland Veterans Stories

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.

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.

Rebuilding independence with Sight Scotland Veterans

Three veterans with sight loss share how Sight Scotland Veterans' rehabilitation support has helped them regain their independence.

Still Game's James Martin praises Sight Scotland Veterans' support as he shares sight loss experiences

Still Game star and Royal Navy veteran James Martin shares his experiences of age-related sight loss and encourages fellow veterans with sight loss to reach out for support.

Glasgow veteran with sight loss praises Sight Scotland Veterans' support through pandemic

A Glasgow veteran with sight loss has praised the specialist support he receives from Sight Scotland Veterans - regaining his independence in lockdown.

Aultbea WWII veteran with sight loss regains love of reading with specialist magnifier

Press release: Aultbea WWII veteran with sight loss regains love of reading with Sight Scotland Veterans' support and specialist equipment

Sight Scotland Veterans' support helps Aberdeenshire veteran regain independence in lockdown

Press release: An Aberdeenshire veteran with sight loss says Sight Scotland Veterans' support has given him "a new lease of life and independence' in lockdown - helping him read and shop independently again.

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. 

Sight Scotland Veterans strike up friendships remotely through Age Scotland’s Comradeship Circles group call service

Press release: Aberdeenshire veterans with sight loss supported by Sight Scotland Veterans are keeping up vital social connections during pandemic restrictions via Age Scotland’s group phone call service. 

Sight Scotland Veterans to mark Remembrance Day with online service due to Covid-19 restrictions

Press release: Sight Scotland Veterans will mark this year’s Remembrance Day with a streamed online service on Wednesday November 11.