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    Team Admin’s Fire Walk Challenge

    We are delighted that Jane Keane, Suzanne Evanson and Annie Gillam – ‘Team Admin’ – are taking on the Blind Veterans UK Fire Walk Challenge on Saturday 8 November at our Llandudno centre.   The ladies will strip off their office heels and pop socks to brave a 15ft bed of smouldering hot coals to

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    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,

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    Poems by Paul Jacobs

    To celebrate National Poetry Day we are sharing poetry from one of our very talented blind ex-Service men Paul Jacobs. Paul Jacobs GM, served with the 2nd Battalion The Rifles, and was blinded on Afghanistan’s frontline on 20th August 2009. He was awarded the prestigious George Medal for bravery as he continued to protect his

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    Pamper week for blind veterans at our Brighton centre

    There is nothing like a good week of pampering! Following on from a successful pampering week last year, we decided to hold another week of relaxation for a group of blind veterans at our centre in Brighton.   Throughout the week the therapists performed a variety of treatments between them including: Reflexology, Thai Foot Massage,

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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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    Debbie Birch
    Esther Freeman
    Ilona McAllister