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Sight Scotland Veterans Stories

Linburn Centre archery instructor receives coaching award for work with veterans with sight loss

Scottish War Blinded’s Linburn Centre archery instructor has received a disability archery award, commending him on his coaching of veterans who have sight loss. 

Veterans with sight loss come together for Scottish War Blinded's second annual Northern Gathering

New connections were forged and old friends reconnected as veterans with sight loss came together to celebrate Scottish War Blinded’s annual Northern Gathering in Inverness. 

Minister marches with veterans to back charity’s 500 Miles Challenge

On Friday May 17th, Scotland’s Veterans Minister Graeme Dey joined veterans and local MSP George Adam at Scottish War Blinded’s Hawkhead Centre in Paisley as members of the charity took part in a collective 500 Miles Challenge, including

Veterans with Sight loss take on Scottish War Blinded 500 Miles Challenge with group walk at The Kelpies

Veterans with sight loss took a march around The Kelpies on Wednesday, May 15, as they clocked up steps as part of Scottish War Blinded’s 500 Miles Challenge. 

Hawkhead veterans with sight loss take on Renfrewshire Community Police in archery competition

Scottish War Blinded veterans representing the Hawkhead Centre emerged victorious in their very first archery competition against officers from Renfrewshire Community Police. 

Veterans with sight loss unite for Scottish War Blinded Aberdeen reunion event

Veterans living with sight loss across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire came together for Scottish War Blinded’s annual reunion for the region. 

Sight loss charity tackles social isolation with Highlands and Moray lunch groups for veterans with vision impairments

Veterans with sight loss have the chance to make new connections through a number of lunch groups across the Highlands and Moray run by a vision impairment charity. 

Veterans with vision impairment across Scotland get marching for Scottish War Blinded's 500 Miles Challenge

Veterans with sight loss across Scotland will unite to embrace the benefits of walking in a collective 500 Miles Challenge this May with charity Scottish War Blinded. 

Vision Hub: Sight loss charities unite to host free vision impairment advice hub in Kincraig

Residents with sight loss in the Highlands will have the opportunity to receive expert advice at a free vision impairment event this May. 

Veteran with vision impairment regains love of reading newspapers with magnifier from sight loss charity

A veteran and former journalist with sight loss has regained his love of reading after receiving a specialist magnifying gadget from a vision impairment charity. 

Veteran with sight loss's railway hobby back on track with Sight Scotland Veterans support

A Glenrothes veteran living with a vision impairment is back on track with building his beloved model railway after receiving a specialist magnifier from Sight Scotland Veterans.

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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.