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    Please contact me as they are not dead if their names are still spoken. By Catherine Goodier.

    For many years this joyous photograph of the four smiling First World War blinded veterans of our charity lay in a photo album in our Archives before it was uncovered by a volunteer photographer who is digitising the photographs. The green and slightly battered album was donated by the daughter of Kathleen Gamble who was a VAD at our First

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    The next object revealed in our 100 objects collection

    At the start of 2015 we launched our 100 objects project to celebrate our 100th birthday.  As a part of this we are delving into 100 objects that together tell the story of our charity from 1915 right through to the present day. The object we’re unveiling is blind veteran Billy’s motorbike. In 2003, Billy

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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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    Volunteers transform the Centenary woodland garden

      When Blind Veterans UK moved into the Llandudno Centre in 2011, the woodland was badly overgrown, dominated by brambles, dead wood and thick undergrowth. Since then, the hard work of various groups of volunteers over two and a half years has helped to clear the woodland, and on Valentine’s Day, our wonderful team spread

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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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    Abby Tarrant
    Alistair Walker
    Andrew Jones
    Catherine Goodier
    David Bassom
    Debbie Birch
    Esther Freeman
    Ilona McAllister