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Take A Gamble on The Royal Blind Week Raffle

Posted: 13th February 2015

Royal Blind WeekThe Royal Blind Week raffle plays a major part in Royal Blind’s week long fundraising campaign which this year runs from 23 February to 1 March.

By spending just £1.00 on a Royal Blind Week Raffle ticket you give yourself the chance to win dinner for two with an overnight stay at The Scotsman Hotel and enjoy 5 Star Luxury in the heart of Edinburgh

The hotel sits within the former Scotsman Newspaper building which was built in 1905 and was designed to dominate the Edinburgh skyline with incredible views of the city’s landmarks. In 2001 it was transformed into The Scotsman Hotel with the original Italian marble staircase, oak panelling, marble pillars and ornate ceilings carefully preserved.

Helen Gallagher, General Manager for The Scotsman Hotel, said: “We are delighted to support Royal Blind which is a local Edinburgh charity providing much needed services for visually impaired children and adults. The lucky winners of the Royal Blind Week raffle star prize will experience an overnight stay with three course dinner for two and breakfast in the hotel, and we look forward to welcoming those winners and helping make their stay extremely enjoyable.”

Davina Shiell, Marketing Manager for Royal Blind, said: “The raffle is a very popular element of Royal Blind Week and our thanks go to Tunnock’s, Nairn’s and Next, as well as The Scotsman Hotel, for the fantastic prizes they have donated. The raffle tickets are currently on sale and I would encourage people to buy one soon for the chance to win a great prize while supporting Royal Blind.”

The Royal Blind Week Raffle prizes are:-

  • Overnight stay with three course dinner for two and breakfast in The Scotsman Hotel
  • £100 of Next Vouchers
  • Nairn’s Hamper
  • 1 x 48 box Tunnock’s Caramel Wafers and 1 x 36 box Tunnock’s Teacakes

Tickets cost £1.00 for one ticket and are being sold online in multiples of five. For ticket sales and full terms and conditions please visit the Royal Blind Website or contact the Marketing and Fundraising Department on 0131 229 1456.

Royal Blind Week is the charity’s annual fundraising campaign which also helps raise public awareness of the challenges faced by blind and partially sighted adults and children across Scotland every day. For more information visit

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