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Sight Scotland Veterans Stories

Veterans Minister meets veterans with sight loss at Scottish War Blinded's Arbroath Lunch Group

Scotland’s Veterans Minister and MSP for Angus South, Graeme Dey, attended Scottish War Blinded’s Arbroath lunch group at the Coast Bar and Restaurant on Wednesday (July 3), where he met with Angus veterans with sight loss. 

Veterans with sight loss learn the ropes at climbing event supported by Scottish War Blinded and Blind Veterans UK

A group of veterans are proving their sight loss is no barrier to sporting achievement after mastering climbing in a week-long event supported by charities Scottish War Blinded and Blind Veterans UK. 

D-Day+1 veteran recalls memories of Normandy landings

A D-Day Plus One veteran has recalled his memories of the Normandy landings.

Partially sighted veteran journeys to Israel for Veteran Games with charity's 'life-changing' support

An Irvine veteran with sight loss is feeling elated after taking part in a Veteran Games event in Tel Aviv with the “life-changing” support of Scottish War Blinded. 

Veterans with sight loss unite for Scottish War Blinded 2019 Dundee Reunion

Veterans living with sight loss from Dundee and surrounding areas came together recently for Scottish War Blinded’s annual reunion for the region. 

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. 

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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.