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Sight Scotland Veterans Stories

Hawkhead Centre gives Dundonald veteran with sight loss newfound confidence

Tony's confidence has blossomed since he started attending Sight Scotland Veterans' Hawkhead Centre in Paisley with fellow veterans with sight loss.

Charities combine to combat sight and hearing loss

Three of Scotland’s leading charities have combined forces to raise awareness among Scotland’s veterans of the need to act swiftly if they are having problems with their hearing or vision.

Veterans with sight loss celebrate Christmas with soldiers from 3rd Battalion

Veterans with sight loss were delighted to welcome soldiers from the 3 RIFLES to Christmas celebrations at the Linburn Centre this month.

Scottish War Blinded's Dumfries and Galloway lunch group combats loneliness for veterans with sight loss

The party mood has been in full swing for Scottish War Blinded’s veterans with sight loss as members of the charity’s Dumfries and Galloway lunch group celebrated the festive season. 

RAF veteran with sight loss speaks out about living with loneliness at Christmas

An RAF veteran with sight loss who lost his wife last Christmas has bravely spoken out about living with loneliness, which he says is heighted by the festive and winter period. 

Scottish War Blinded’s Dundee and Arbroath lunch groups combat Christmas loneliness for veterans with sight loss

The party mood has been in full swing this month for Scottish War Blinded’s veterans with sight loss as members of the charity’s Arbroath and Dundee lunch groups celebrated the festive season.

Linburn Centre Choir combats loneliness, uniting veterans with sight loss in new friendships

Carol rehearsals are bringing a choir of veterans with visual impairments together this festive period – a time when loneliness and social isolation can hit hardest for people with sight loss. 

Vision Hub: Sight loss charities unite to host free vision impairment advice hub in Dumfries and Galloway

Residents with sight loss in Dumfries and Galloway will have the opportunity to receive expert advice at the launch of a new event for people with sight loss. 

New Directors for Scotland's largest sight loss charity

Scotland’s largest vision impairment organisation has announced the appointment of two new Directors as it celebrates its 225th Anniversary.Hawys Kilday (pictured top right), currently Assistant Director of Children’s Services for Barnard

Inverness veteran with visual impairment performs in The Armed Man at Eden Court Theatre

A Navy veteran living with a visual impairment took to the stage in the Inverness Choral Society’s performance of The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace at the Eden Court Theatre. 

Scottish War Blinded veterans London-bound for Centenary march

Proud Scottish veterans with sight loss will travel to London this weekend, supported by Scottish War Blinded, to take part in Remembrance Sunday’s Cenotaph March, marking 100 years since the end of World War One. 

World War Two veteran with sight loss recalls chance encounter with neighbour in midst of 1944 Normandy battle

A World War Two veteran with sight loss has recalled the poignant moment he came face-to-face with his next door neighbour during the 1944 Invasion of Normandy.