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    One of Blind Veterans UK’s first VADs

    During the First World War, Blind Veterans UK, then St Dunstan’s was joined by some of the first Voluntary Aid Detachments who would provide care and support to the blinded soldiers of the First World War at our base in Regent’s Park. Many of the soldiers of the First World War were blinded by shell,

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    Outdoor training tips for a charity challenge

    Tom Boal, a veteran who receives support from Blind Veterans UK since losing his sight 14 years ago, is gearing up to tackle the Rat Race Dirty Weekend at Burghley House Estate. This is not Tom’s first ultra charity challenge, he’s tackled Tough Mudder and Mens’ Health Survival of the Fittest 2013, but has now decided

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    St Paul’s Cathedral to display stunning altar embroidery by First World War blind veteran

    An incredible embroidery, part of which was embroidered by a blind First World War soldier nearly 100 years ago, is to go on display at St. Paul’s Cathedral for the first time in over 70 years. World War One soldier, Sergeant-Major George Eades, was one of 133 wounded First World War soldiers, who embroidered an

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