Appeal to preserve Braille press
The BBC is reporting an a £2m appeal to save Royal Blind's Scottish Braille Press, a machine built in the 1960s and urgently needing repair work. The appeal has been backed by Edinburgh's own Ian Rankin, who said:
"It is vital that we support organisations like the Braille Press and Royal Blind and the important role they fulfil for people all over the country."
More information about the Scottish Braille Press can be found on their website.