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Text icon Shoogly Banking

December 10th, 2017 / 0 comments

Until recently, we had a RBS branch just down the street. A sonsy example of Scottish Victorian town planning, in sparkling grey granite. A ramp and a cash machine showing things were keeping up to date.¬† Unfortunately, modernisation has continued, which is why this branch has closed. In a matter of weeks developing a dusty, […]

Text icon Tech Tip – Enlarge the Screen in Windows 10

November 19th, 2017 / 0 comments

Have you discovered the keyboard shortcut in Windows 10 that automatically zooms in the whole screen?If not just read on to find out how to use and adjust the zooming to suit your needs. ¬† Pressing the Windows and plus (+) keys together automatically activates the Magnifier.Pressing the Windows and Escape keys turns off the […]

Text icon The Culture Crawl by Charlotte Bennie

November 14th, 2017 / 0 comments

This was an eight mile walk across Glasgow; starting at the car park at the front, or is it the back?, of Kelvingrove, heading east to the Cathedral, then a dive down High Street and into Duke Street to head back. Finishing at the Hunterian Museum at the University. Eight way points at which, there […]

Text icon GDA Learning Festival

November 14th, 2017 / 0 comments

Glasgow Disability Alliance (GDA) Learning Festival Wednesday 29 November: 9:45am Р4:00pm, Glasgow.   GDA invite you along to take part in their  event  including workshops and an opportunity to have your say on community empowerment. To book call 0141 556 7103 or email info@gdaonline.co.uk    

Text icon SITE Apps Club – Neatbox and Welcome App

November 1st, 2017 / 0 comments

At the October SITE Apps Club meeting Gavin Neat founder of Neatbox, informed members of the Beatbox and the new Welcome App his company has developed. Gavin explained the history of Neatbox and the continued drive to focus on access and inclusion for everyone and their environments through assistive technology. Neatebox Pressing a button, at […]

Text icon Scottish Union of Supported Employment (SUSE) Annual Conference – 5th December 2017

October 30th, 2017 / 0 comments

This is a period of profound change in the employability sector.¬†¬†In the next few years there is an opportunity to transform the life chances of people with disabilities or long term conditions in Scotland.¬†¬†It is more important than ever that the voices of our members and the people they serve are heard.¬† The SUSE Annual […]

Text icon Visual Impairment Sports Day

October 24th, 2017 / 0 comments

This fantastic opportunity is open to everyone over 10 years old and will take place at Scotstoun Leisure Centre, Glasgow on Saturday 11th November 2017 in partnership with RNIB, British Blind Sport, Haggeye, Guide Dogs Scotland, FABB Scotland, Visibility, the Scottish FA, JudoScotland, Scottish Swimming and Scottish athletics. This event provides anyone living with a […]

Text icon Hell is Other People by Charlotte bennie

October 18th, 2017 / 0 comments

I‚Äôm sure everyone agrees help from members of the public is usually a godsend. The wee wifie who confirms the Lady Detective and I are just at the Butcher‚Äôs glass door in its glass wall; the wee sowel who warns about yet another hole in the pavement, abandoned by some utility company. Without such assistance, […]

Text icon Artlink information October – November 2017

October 12th, 2017 / 0 comments

Artlink information October – November 2017Please see below for gallery and library events designed for individualswith sight loss. Please make bookings directly with the venue. If you haveany questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Kirsty at Artlink0131 229 3555 option 1 ¬†kirstypaterson@artlinkedinburgh.co.uk In this issue: Graham Fagan and Douglas GordonWed 18 October, 10:15 […]

Text icon Google Maps calls on millions of users to boost access info

September 29th, 2017 / 0 comments

The Google Maps team has requested its extensive user community help improve its accessibility listings. Previously Google has taken various steps to increase its accessibility offerings in maps and now the Google Maps team have explicitly asked that its ‚ÄėLocal Guides‚Äô ‚Äď a community of millions of users who voluntarily collect data ‚Äď proactively add […]