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Sight Scotland Veterans Stories

Scottish War Blinded gains new local manager for its outreach service supporting veterans with sight loss in Northern Scotland

Press release: A new Practice Lead for Northern Scotland has joined the charity as it fights to keep up the spirits of veterans with sight loss isolated at home in the coronavirus outbreak.

Sight Scotland Veterans unveils virtual gallery of veterans' Kelvingrove exhibition

Explore our virtual art gallery, featuring work by veterans with sight loss who create in the Hawkhead Centre's art room.

Blind Fife veteran shortlisted for Role Model of the Year award

Press release: A blind veteran from Fife has been shortlisted for the ‘Role Model of the Year award in this year's Scottish Veterans Awards - nominated by charity Scottish War Blinded.

Houston veteran shortlisted for Volunteer of the Year award for work with Scottish War Blinded's veterans with sight loss

Press release: A Houston veteran has been shortlisted for the Volunteer of the Year award in this year's Scottish Veterans Awards - nominated by charity Scottish War Blinded.

Creative veterans with sight loss to display artwork to public for first time at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Press release: A group of veterans who embraced art as a hobby after sight loss will display some of their creations at Glasgow's Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in an exhibition beginning this month (February).

Veterans with sight loss enjoy horse riding experience, supported by Scottish War Blinded and Tannoch Stables

Press release: A group of veterans with sight loss have experienced the joy of horse riding with the support of charity Scottish War Blinded and Tannoch Stables in Cumbernauld. 

Black Watch veteran shares experiences of the Korean War

Jimmy Rodger served as a Piper in the Black Watch Royal Highland Regiment from 1951-54, the majority of which was spent in South Korea during the Korean War and Kenya during the Mau Mau uprising.

New Chair for Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded

New Chair for Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded

WWII veteran celebrates 100th birthday with Air Force themed celebration at RAF Lossiemouth and Morayvia

Press release: A World War Two veteran has been treated to an air force themed outing, organised by Scottish War Blinded, RAF Lossiemouth and Morayvia, in celebration of him turning 100 years old.

Dumfries veteran urges fellow residents to open up about life-changing impact of sight loss

A veteran with an age-related eye condition is urging fellow Dumfries and Galloway residents to talk more openly about the life-changing impact of sight loss. 

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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.