• A A A
  • Skip To Content

    Little Things Big Difference: Three generations of Physiotherapy

    Few family businesses continue into their third generation. To evolve with the times owners need to innovate and keep each generation of customer interested in what the business or organisation can offer.  What is especially unique about this business is that the founder, Leonard Howell, was blinded whilst serving his country in the Great War.

    Read More »

    A week long adventure-themed trip

    Blind veterans enjoyed a week long activities-themed trip hosted by our centre in Brighton. They spent their week taking on a number of challenges and adventures which included archery, canoeing, coasteering, rock climbing, walking and much more. 8 blind veterans attended the week; Mark Threadgold, Stephen ‘Sparky’ Sparkes, John Evans, Sue Eyles, Kelly Hart, Steve Parnell,

    Read More »

    Peace by Constance Sweeting.

    As a child I would visit the local war memorial to the men who were killed during the First World War, the memorial that had my great grandfather’s name on it, as he was killed at the age of 40. As a young woman I didn’t think about him, or my distant family. I moved

    Read More »

    Family weekend at the Llandudno Centre

    We support veterans with sight loss by providing practical help so they can regain their independence but we also support their families too.   Over the August bank holiday weekend, our Llandudno centre opened its doors to many blind veterans and their families to take part in a whole host of group activities. This gave

    Read More »

    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,

    Read More »
    Abby Tarrant
    Alistair Walker
    Andrew Jones
    Catherine Goodier
    Debbie Birch
    Esther Freeman
    Ilona McAllister