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    A first-hand account of 25 September 1915 The Battle of Loos by WWI blind veteran Pte. D Matheson Maclean, 11th Royal Scots

    As the editor of Blind Veterans UK Review, a magazine that was first published in 1915 I thought I knew the early editions of the magazine as I have sat for many hours reading them. Last week I picked up the September 1916 edition of the Review and it fell open on a first-hand account by Pte D. Matheson Maclean, 11th

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    Top ten walks around Brighton and London

    In order to to prepare you for our 100k London to Brighton walk next July, we’ve suggested top 5 walks around the London and Brighton areas. The walks are designed to be fun and keep you motivated in preparation to take on the 100k challenge next year for our amazing veterans! To get you going try the 3.5 mile Military Walk in

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    Blind veteran Derek O’Rourke paints The Queen

    On June 4 blind ex-Service men and women and their families celebrated 100 years of our charity with a special event – a garden party at Buckingham Palace. By kind permission of Her Majesty the Queen. Before the event one of our talented blind veterans Derek O’Rourke created a wonderful portrait of Her Majesty which

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    Welsh volunteer couple support Blind Veterans UK on its 100th anniversary

    Lindsey and Mick Short from Rhos on Sea in North Wales have been volunteering at our charity’s training and rehabilitation centre in Llandudno since it first opened over 5 years ago. Mick has been doing odd jobs, such as gardening and escorting blind veterans from their homes to the centre. More recently he has signed

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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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