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    Blind Veterans UK announces death of Chief Executive Robert Leader

    It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Blind Veterans UK’s Chief Executive Robert Leader. Robert died peacefully at 6am today (Thursday 17 April), after being diagnosed with terminal cancer in January. He was 66 years old. Blind Veterans UK’s Chairman, Tim Davis, said: “Robert Leader’s death is a terrible loss for

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    Fundraisers wanted for Summer cycle races

    Blind Veterans UK is looking for fundraisers to take part in two of this Summer’s biggest cycling events! We have guaranteed places for both the Nightrider London and the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 and would also like to hear from cyclists who already have a place in these events and are looking to raise money for

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    Blind by Charlotte Bassett

    We were recently visited by Graphic Design student Charlotte Bassett who studies at the University of Brighton. She is currently working on her final exam project ‘blind’ and the focus is on the work of Helen Keller, a deaf-blind author. She wanted to visit Blind Veterans UK to gain an understanding of blindness and to

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    Blind veterans get chatty on the airwaves with the North Wales Radio Station

    Blind Veterans UK’s Amateur Radio Society reached out to North Wales Amateur Radio Station (NWRS) to get their assistance setting up their amateur radio station. Since then the two radio societies have become friends and both Blind Veterans UK‘s Amateur Radio Society and the North Wales Amateur Radio Station work collaboratively for a few days

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    Joan Osborne switches the 75th Anniversary lights on at the Brighton centre

    As we celebrate the 75th anniversary year of the Brighton centre it was appropriate that Joan Osborne was asked by centre manager Lesley Garven to turn the lights on. Joan has known Blind Veterans UK her entire life and as a young girl she spent the Christmas of 1938 at the centre with her family,

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    Andrew Jones
    Catherine Goodier
    Debbie Birch
    Esther Freeman
    Ilona McAllister
    Lauren Knight