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Achieving independence for blind and deaf people

NESS is an independent, local charity delivering the first integrated joint sensory services in Scotland

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Chapelton Bike Ride success

This year's Chapelton Bike Ride raised nearly £5,500, with nearly 150 people took part in this year's event on 2nd...

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We have been around since 1879 and we are the second oldest charity in Aberdeen. Today, NESS reaches over 6,300 people in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Dundee and Moray who are living with a sight and/or hearing loss. Find out how we got here.

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Interview between Libby and Innes


Innes is in his early 50s, used to work in the Oil and Gas industry before training to fly drones commercially. In August 2018, as he was about to return to college to gain a qualification in IT when he was diagnosed with a rare condition called Ocular Myasthenia Gravis (OMG).

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