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    Blind veteran Tom Clough speaks out to other veterans this World Diabetes Day

    I have lived with Type II diabetes for six years, and have had to learn to be careful and watch my diet. I go for check-ups every 6 months with a diabetes nurse. On my first check up my sugar levels were far too high and the nurse asked me about my diet. I confessed

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    Blind veterans from the US & South Africa make a visit to our Llandudno centre

    Last week we welcomed blind veterans from the US and South Africa to our Llandudno centre as part of our Project Gemini. Project Gemini is an exchange programme which enables our blind veterans and the BVA (Blinded Veterans Association) to share experiences and knowledge about blind rehabilitation and readjustment training. The veterans also discuss vision

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    Mosaic Masterpieces by Paul Watts

    Blind veteran, Paul Watts discovered a new and rather unique passion at his last training week at our Brighton centre. Paul studied the art of mosaic during his visit, learning how to create pieces such as a mosaic coffee table with the help from art and craft instructor Dave Bryant. After the training week Paul

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    75 year old blind veteran and volunteer George encourages others to seek support.

    Inspired by the help he has been given by our charity, George decided to begin volunteering. George came along to our one-day volunteer training course in May 2015 and now supports our No One Alone team. Our No One Alone campaign reaches out to veterans in the UK who are eligible for free, lifelong support

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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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