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    WWII blind veteran and spitfire pilot who was captured and sent to a POW camp tells his story

    94-year-old blind veteran Andrew Morgan was a Spitfire pilot during World War Two with the Glasgow 602 squadron. He trained in several locations but has fond memories of staying with a family and training in Florida, USA. Between 1941 and 1943 he undertook over 40 operations but Andrew remembers his very first one, he said:

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    Superfit WWII blind veteran Eleanor Baldwin gets fit for life at the age of 90

    Second World War blind veteran Eleanor Baldwin still loves her exercise – even at the grand old age of 90. As the saying goes, ‘you’re never too old to take care of yourself’ and that is exactly what Eleanor and two other veterans have been doing this week as part of Blind Veterans UK ‘Get

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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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    Superfit WWII blind veteran Eleanor Baldwin gets fit for life at the age of 90

    Second World War blind veteran Eleanor Baldwin still loves her exercise – even at the grand old age of 90. As the saying goes, ‘you’re never too old to take care of yourself’ and that is exactly what Eleanor and two other veterans have been doing this week as part of Blind Veterans UK ‘Get

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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
    David Bassom
    Debbie Birch
    Esther Freeman
    Ilona McAllister