The Corstorphine team have been raising vital funds in support of the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and the Corstorphine Community Talking Book.

Staff have been working with the Corstorphine Connect Sight Loss Group to raise £300 for the audio Talking Books, with a bake sale and stall at the Corstorphine Fair, including games for children, giveaways and a raffle.

Talking books service

Talking Books is an audiobook service supplied by the RNIB, providing the largest selection of audio books for the blind and partially sighted. The service allows users to listen to the latest novel, learn a new language or lose themselves in some poetry.

All books in the RNIB library are free of charge and are narrated by an actor to bring each story to life and opens up a world of imagination.

A word from the store director

Adam Gordon, store director at Specsavers Corstorphine, said: ‘It costs the RNIB £2,500 to produce an adult’s book and £1,500 for a children’s book so we are planning lots of fundraising activities throughout the year to raise as much money as possible for this great cause.'

Staff are also planning further activities including more bake sales, sponsored runs and the obstacle race, Tough Mudder.

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