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    Blindness training with actor Colin Morgan for Testament of Youth film

    Brand new British film ‘Testament of Youth’ has just been released at cinema’s across the UK and is based on Vera Brittain’s best-selling World War I memoirs. The book and the film charters the lives of three young men in Vera’s life: her finance, Roland Leighton; her brother, Edward; and her friend, Victor. Spoiler –

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    Training for the Conwy Half Marathon, by Jane Duddle

    Jane works at our Llandudno centre as a Rehabilitation Officer for the Visually Impaired (ROVI) and has been inspired by our blind veterans to raise money for Blind Veterans UK. We caught up with her one week before her big run to see what her top training tips are. If you’d told me a couple

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    Christmas Arts and Crafts at our centres

    Blind Veterans UK’s team of Christmas elves have been working extra hard over the festive period. The arts and crafts made by our blind veterans have reached new heights this year with more than ever being produced to give as gifts to friends and family. In Brighton, we have seen decorations, angels and fairies to

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    Eric Radford shares his favourite almond biscuit recipe

    93 year old veteran Eric Radford, who suffers from severe sight loss, has shared his favourite almond biscuit recipe. Eric who started to lose his vision in 1982 and was later diagnosed with Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) also served in the RAF 1941 as Squadron 157 as an armourer. He later moved to a

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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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