Sight loss charities slam Scottish government for making blind and partially sighted people play tactile paving roulette

Sight Scotland launches ‘Pave the Way’ campaign to have tactile paving installed in every train station in Scotland.

Sight loss charities appoint engagement manager to oversee launch of new sight loss councils

Sight Scotland, and Sight Scotland Veterans, in partnership with Visibility Scotland, have appointed Callum Lancashire as their new Engagement Manager to oversee the launch of Sight Loss Councils in Scotland.

Children and Young People’s Commissioner commends Sight Scotland for leading the way in inclusive education

Nicola Killean, Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, has praised Sight Scotland for not only upholding the rights of visually impaired children and young people, but also empowering them to know their own rights so they can shape their own educational journey.

Music and song inspire Freya to start speaking

Freya Reily, who is six years old from Tranent in East Lothian, is more than meets the eye. Freya, who was born very prematurely and has severe vision impairment, has been inspired by music and song to start speaking, something that her parents did not think was possible just a few short months ago.

WE KNOW THAT YOU ARE MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE

Charity’s new campaign aims to dispel negative perceptions of people living with sight loss.

Sight loss experts warn Edinburgh eye health being neglected

Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans launch petition calling for new eye hospital in the capital.

Blind woman left traumatised after she feared falling in front of speeding train

A blind woman footballer from Edinburgh was left traumatised after she feared falling in front of a speeding train when rail staff never showed up to help her.

Sight loss charities appoint new director of operations

Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans have appointed Gillian McDonald as their new Director of Operations.

Charities to launch new sight loss councils in Scotland

Sight Scotland, Sight Scotland Veterans and Visibility Scotland are delighted to announce that, in partnership with the Thomas Pocklington Trust, they are launching new Sight Loss Councils in Scotland.

Sight loss befriender offers 'life changing' support to Freda

Sight Scotland, Scotland’s largest sight loss organisation, is appealing for more volunteer befrienders to help battle loneliness and isolation.

Inequities in access to education for blind and partially sighted children

Leading Scottish vision impairment organisations call on Scottish Government to endorse new framework for vision impairment education.

Scotland's Bottle Deposit Return Scheme – have visually impaired people even been considered?

Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans have welcomed the delay to the Bottle Deposit Return Scheme and are urging the Scottish Government to use this time to consider the implications it will have for visually impaired people.

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