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    Two friends plan to ride 100 miles from London to Surrey in aid of Blind Veterans UK.

    Good friends Nick Jackson and Cliff Burnett will be taking part in a 100 mile cycle to raise funds for our charity this July. The pair are already keen cyclists but this will be the first time both are participating in the event and doing it together. Both Nick and Cliff have decided to donate

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    Veteran who battled blood cancer to walk 100k in support of Blind Veterans UK.

    34 year old Tommy Sharpe is walking 100k for Blind Veterans UK after witnessing the “amazing” support we provide to vision-impaired ex-Service men and women. Walking 100k is a gruelling challenge for anyone but unbelievably Tommy has only recently overcome blood cancer. Tommy was serving with the marines in Afghanistan five years ago when he

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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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    Blind veteran Eric Radford held a fundraising event to celebrate his 95th birthday

    Happy Birthday to RAF blind veteran Eric Radford! Eric recently celebrated a milestone – his 95th birthday. He decided to mark the occasion by holding a fundraiser for Blind Veterans UK to say thank you for the support he has received since losing his sight. On the day Eric raised £256 and he added to

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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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