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William Blyth McKenna is to be awarded a British Empire Medal in recognition of his 35 years of voluntary work
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Blind Veterans UK Sheffield centre awarded Investors in Volunteers Standard
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Marion Rees wins Volunteer Award at this year’s Founders Day Awards Ceremony
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Seafarers UK supports Blind Veterans UK in 2012
President of Blind Veterans UK made an OBE
Royal Marines make spectacular entrance at Blind Veterans UK launch event in Brighton
Bomb disposal robot unveils new name for Sheffield based charity
RAF helicopter helps Blind Veterans UK launch new name in Llandudno
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PC David Rathband a sad loss
Blind Veterans UK on Prime Minister's Questions
Lachlan Nieboer's London Marathon update
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Military Wives visit the Llandudno centre
British Society of Prosthodontics raise £1000 for Blind Veterans UK
Blind Veterans UK runners prepare for London Marathon (1)
February raffle winners
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Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) report
Extreme Tea Party launches 'Tarts for Troops'
Blind Veterans UK Big Spring Draw Winners
Statement in response to the tragic death of Captain Stephen Healey
Seven vision impaired ex-Service men chosen to carry Olympic Torch
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Best wishes from Blind Veterans UK to the Queen on her Diamond Jubilee
All star support for Tarts for Troops
2012
07
Blind Veterans UK 2012 Prize Express Draw Winners
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Congratulations to Billy Baxter carrying the Olympic Torch over the Weekend!
Darren Blanks - Former Soldier, Blind Veteran and Olympic Torch Bearer joins the ACF Cadets for a Cumbria Challenge
Congratulations to the Sutton Valence School Cycle Challengers!
Three North Wales people egged on to break the World Record!
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Blind former soldier among yachters in Conwy River Festival race
Blind Veterans UK and the beginnings of the Paralympic movement
Olympic Torch helps raise money for Blind Veterans UK
Captain Stephen Healey honoured with a memorial football match
Blind Veterans member Ken Maidens to carry the Paralympic Torch!
Outdoor fun in Torquay for this year’s Activity Week
£10,000 boost to Brighton charity in memory of fallen Brighton soldier
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Thea Davies, girlfriend of fallen soldier, prepares to run 415 miles in aid of Blind Veterans UK
Intrepid Blind Veterans UK member Maria Pikulski wing walks
Blind Veterans UK celebrates one year in Llandudno
Sporting and music items up for grabs at this year’s BFBS Radio Big Salute auction
2012
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Blind Veterans UK Stephen Shepherd runs in marathon in aid of the charity that changed his life
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Blind Veterans UK awarded Best Brand Development
Military Wives Classic Brit Award
Tarts for Troops Some Comms Award
Blind Veterans UK Llandudno makes a WISH with Daily Post Wales
Blind Veterans UK Best Brand Development Award Arrives
Blind Veterans UK Brighton centre awarded ‘Excellence’ in care services
Blind Veterans UK honour World Sight Day
Mexborough Cadets complete Blind Veterans UK Cadet and Youth Challenge
The Big Draw in Brighton
The Big Draw: One Week Remaining
Ex-Soldier temporarily blinded raises money for Blind Veterans UK
Thousands raised for Blind Veterans UK by blindfolded walk up Snowdon
Blind Veterans UK launches No One Alone campaign
Distinguished broadcaster Kate Adie OBE supports our new campaign for blind veterans
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Blind Veterans UK Radio receive £500
The big finish of The Big Draw
Blind Veterans UK interview on BBC Remembrance Sunday coverage
£10,000 raised for Blind Veterans UK through 466 mile cycle ride
BBC Flog It: Jan and Joe donate money to Blind Veterans UK
Ex-soldier Ian Slack raises £7,000 for Blind Veterans UK
Blind Veterans UK members marry
Blind Veterans UK members create a mural a Brighton
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Saga's Dr Ros Altmann backs No One Alone campaign
Blind Veterans UK members take part in Social Media course
Waterloo Road star backs campaign for blind veterans
Whitchurch & District Lions Club and Malpas branch club donate £1000 to Blind Veterans UK
BFBS Radio: Three Decades At The Sharp End
Simon Brown asks for your help
Simon Brown is awarded a Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal
BFBS Live At The British Military Tournament
Remember a loved one with a star this Christmas
Volunteer Day at the Blind Veterans UK Llandudno Centre
Sleeperz Hotel honors fallen Cardiff Soldier
Blind veterans enjoy week of baking and craftwork at charity’s Sheffield Centre
2013
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Remploy and Blind Veterans UK sign a new partnership
A night of Beatlesmania in aid of Blind Veterans UK
NICE recommends use of Lucentis for NHS treatment of vision loss
Burns Night Supper & Whisky Tasting in Llandudno
British Forces Charities Challenge
An Interview with Blind Veterans UK member Harry Beavers
Brighton local asks all to join the race for Blind Veterans UK (1)
New and Unique Social Media Site For People With Disabilities is Launched
Brighton Half Marathon Ambassador asks all to join the race for Blind Veterans UK
Welsh artist donates stunning Deer sculpture to Llandudno Burns Night silent auction
Can you spare an hour to help support blind veterans in Llandudno?
Lines now open for summer’s toughest walking challenge
Op Olympic Entertainers ‘Highly Commended’ at International Awards Ceremony
Defence Medical Service Doctors complete the Tough Guy challenge for Armed Forces charities
Winner's of the Cadet and Youth Challenge 2012
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Anne Diamond interviews Bob Early on BBC Radio Berkshire
Royal Welch Fusiliers Club fundraise for Blind Veterans UK
Ex-Submariner urges all to take part in summer’s toughest trek
Blind Veterans UK dresses up window display to recruit volunteers!
Ex-Royal Signals Soldier signs up for summer's toughest trek
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Love is in the air
New App for British Forces News
Bomb disposal robot gets a piece of the action at Sheffield
Swag and Stare donate profits to Blind Veterans UK!
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Sutton Valence School - Night Walk in aid of Blind Veterans UK
CSE ‘Harlem Shakes’ Camp Bastion
Lines now open for mini charity abseil!
An eggcellent Easter event in aid of Blind Veterans UK
Alec Newman and Billy Baxter on ITV's Daybreak Thursday 14th March
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Simon Brown talks to BBC Radio Leeds about Iraq ten years on
TV Star backs UK poster campaign
Iraq survivor thanks charity for life changing support
Simon Brown on Channel 4 News
Callum Rolf Wins 'Volunteer of the Year' Award
Metro Athletics Championships
Blind Veterans UK Brighton Wins Award in The Big Draw Campaign
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A New Decade of Broadcasting to the Forces
90 year old Corporal Alan Saunders Immortilised by Portrait and Poem
London Marathon 2013 Runners
Charlene ‘Rocky’ Guy makes final preparations for London Marathon
Mike Scholes and Chris Merrylees run the Virgin London Marathon
BFBS Salisbury Plain Studio Opens
Ysgol John Bright students support new intake and Blind Veterans UK
Llandudno Air Show
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Chief of Defence Staff officially opens Llandudno centre for blind veterans
Blind Veterans UK Photography Exhibition
Seniors Discounts
Tributes to Blind Veterans UK member John Hind
Cardiff man to run in Edinburgh Marathon in honour of fallen soldier
Cardiff born teacher to run Borneo marathon in memory of fallen soldier
British and American blind veterans unite and compete in Brighton
Relatives of WWI Veteran visit Blind Veterans UK
BFBS Presenters Host ‘Tarts For Troops’ Tea Party In Afghanistan
Blind Veterans UK Roundabout e-Petition
Ex-Soldier turned businessman takes on mammoth marathon challenge in aid of Blind Veterans UK
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Blind Veterans UK needs your help to rename local Brighton roundabout
Partner of fallen solder to run in Cotswold Triathlon in his memory
St Bede’s School Supports Blind Veterans UK 75th Anniversary
Ex- soldier takes on summer’s toughest trek in thanks of support charity has shown blind comrade
House of Commons Tea Party Kicks Off Tarts for Troops 2013
Portrait of Billy Baxter by Mike Clyburn
Fundraisers With A Head For Heights Take The Plunge For Armed Forces Charity
Llandudno blind veteran urges all to get tart baking for Blind Veterans UK
Navy Fleet Stores Coordinator tackles summer’s toughest trek
Redcar enjoys a parmo tart for the troops
Blind Veterans UK members win RNIB quiz night trophy
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Manchester hiker races 100k for blind veterans
Tarts for Troops party at Andover Armed Forces day.
Blackpool air cadets take to great heights to launch charity fundraiser
Bradford Bulls supports Tarts for Troops
Blind Veterans UK partners with Brighton art group ZAP art
Paddle round the Pier in Brighton
The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines enthral at the Brighton centre.
Nancy Bowstead knits Blind Veterans UK flag to celebrate 75th anniversary
Blind Veterans UK is invited to the Mostyn Gallery in North East Wales
Keen Start - New Presenter Joins BFBS Radio
Gardening Week at Blind Veterans UK
£1000 raised by Prom to Prom walk in baking heat
Blind veteran Bert Bleach receives MBE
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Early Bird offers for Blind Veterans UK 100km walk now out!
Dame Judi Dench portrait for sale on eBay in support of Blind Veterans UK
Report on the London Triathlon 2013
ITV Meridian join Blind Veterans UK's Summer Camp
Just three days remaining to make your bid on painting commissioned by Dame Judi Dench
Brighton art and craft workshop redevelopment
Vote: Here's your chance to help Blind Veterans UK!
Korean blind veteran Billy Ore speaks to BBC 1 South East
Irwin Mitchell LLP Delivers Cheque to Sheffield centre
Brighton tucks into The Big Lunch
Members of Blind Veterans UK visit US on Project Gemini
From vacuum cleaners to basketballs…Blind veterans explore the work of Jeff Koons
“Harold – the dog who mended broken hearts” by Raymond Kemp
09
Blind Veterans UK to receive Libor fines money
Step back in time to the 1930′s at our Heritage Open Day in Brighton
Blind veterans take part in art fair in Brighton
Thea Davies’ 415 mile challenge continues with the Great North Run
Blind Veterans Tackle South Downs Trek
Ted ‘the lad’ Cachart relives his Bomber Command days
In Ypres Blind Veterans UK members walk in the footsteps of the First World War men
75 miles for 75 years: blind veterans trek to celebrate birthday of cherished support centre
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Father and daughter ran Brighton's biggest race in memory of much loved nan
Korean veteran and former PoW Tom Clough recalls the Korean War
Fundraisers lose pounds to gain pounds for Blind Veterans UK
Blind veterans and Wavertree House residents get quizzical
National Eye Health Week 2013
Blind amputee to tackle 2014’s toughest trek
'What can Blind Veterans UK do for me?' by blind veteran Graham Kiff
David Eyton-Jones talks about the SAS Operation Tombola in wartime Italy
Brighton blind veterans get pampered
Tea, Cakes and Dancing at the English Heritage Open Day
Blind veteran Derek O'Rourke speaks about painting through a key hole
Matthew Rhodes talks about life beyond sight loss
Bob Early speaks about identifying a high ranking SS Officer
Top tips for your 75th anniversary fundraising challenge
Harry Talbot tells of his rich memories of growing up poor in Sheffield
92 year old Billy Orr tells of his time as a Prisoner of the Korea War
Sydney Tavender tells of his experience as a Japanese prisoner of war during WWII
London local tackles Blind Veterans UK's flagship event
Charity Rally by Graeme Simmonds Chairperson of Norwich Detectors
The noisier the better at the Royal Parks half marathon
Guest post by Tony Rogers, Blind Veterans UK fundraiser
Chester Marathon on 6 October is Thea's final stretch
Partner of fallen soldier finishes awe inspiring running challenge in his memory
T(n)S Catering Management tackle record challenges
Blackpool Air Cadets tackle 13.1 miles for Blind Veterans UK
Blind veterans enjoy a revamped art and craft workshop in Brighton
Billy Orr is presented his Ambassador for Peace medal
Blind World War Two veteran fronts charity campaign
Ex-National Serviceman Tom Bryden speaks of the support he has received from Blind Veterans UK
Spectacular light display to mark 75th birthday of Blind Veterans UK
Prime Minister announces funding for Blind Veterans UK and other military charities
Brighton World War Two couple set to take part in Cenotaph march
94 year old William Braund recalls time Serving in WWII in the Welch Regiment
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Blind veterans photographed by Bryan Adams for new book ‘Wounded: The Legacy of War’
Remembrance Sunday 2013 march at the Cenotaph
Unique gifts at Blind Veterans UK online shop
Tickets for the London Christmas Concert are now available
No one who has served our country should battle blindness alone
Remember a loved one with a Star of Remembrance
Army Reservists and football team walk 27 miles blindfolded for charity
Acorn Day Centre wear their Onesies for Blind Veterans UK
100K walk - the route from London to Brighton
Carl Adamson speaks of regaining his independence with the support of Blind Veterans UK
Interview with blind veterans Will, Jim and Michael
Running the Brighton half in memory of fallen soldier and best friend
Flight Sergeant Tim Pidoux raises £5,000 for blind veterans
No blind veteran alone at Christmas
Whos that supporter? Doctor Who star Jon Pertwee at Blind Veterans UK
The good life at Blind Veterans UK, or how to bee happy
BRBS Radio Launches 'Kidsmas Carol' Competition
Diabetic blind veterans reach out to ex-Service personnel
‘This chapel is the heart of this lovely new place’: the St Dunstan’s Chapel
Lord Mayor launches ground breaking Mental Health First Aid programme for the Armed Forces Community
Calling all Londoners! Blind Veterans UK needs you to raise money in your District
Surrey blind veteran to march on Remembrance Day for Blind Veterans UK
Wiltshire blind veteran to march at London’s Cenotaph on behalf of Blind Veterans UK
Fisher Tomlin & Bowyer Reveal Blind Veterans UK New Woodland Garden Design
Brighton blind World War Two veteran says thanks for vital support at Christmas
Brother and sister team tackle our 100k London to Brighton trek
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In The Mind’s Eye, a new book by Blind Veterans UK volunteer (and former staff member) David Castleton
Lancashire World War Two blind veteran says thanks for support at Christmas time
Sport for all: Blind Veterans UK and the beginnings of the Paralympic movement
Hampshire veteran thanks charity for acting as ‘lifeline’ when eye sight started to fail
The Festival of Us
Surrey RAF man calls on all to tackle summers toughest trek
Newspaper proprietor and founder of the Daily Express Arthur Pearson
Brighton World War Two blind veteran thanks charity for vital support at Christmas
Great War enthusiast to embark on 100K hike dressed as a Tommy
Andy Bull. After the Fall, return to Belfast 30 years on with ITV Cymru Wales.
Blind Veterans UK brings festive cheer to Churchill Square
National Service veteran Bernard Hammond speaks about age-related sight loss
Blind Veterans UK is visited by Roedean School
Stewart Haywood talks about life beyond age-related sight loss (1)
St Bede's Prep school hold Christmas fete in support of blind veterans
Llandrillo College back Blind Veterans UK (1)
Maria Pikulski speaks of regaining her confidence thanks to Blind Veterans UK
Ex-Solider Steve Tuffen, who served in the Falklands thanks Blind Veterans UK for support
Christmas past and Christmas present
Swanage ex-Signalman thanks life changing charity
Morley born Iraq survivor thanks charity for life changing support
2014
01
Wimbledon Fire Station Watch Manager urges all to tackle summer’s toughest trek
Preston blind veteran to tackle summer’s toughest trek in aid of the charity that saved her life
Sunday Express readers generously donate thousands of pounds to Blind Veterans UK
World War One by Derek O'Rourke
Local Artist Donates stunning Glass work to raise funds at forthcoming Burns Night Event
Blind Royal Navy veteran thanks Blind Veterans UK for support
Seafarers UK supports the work of Blind Veterans UK
Freemasons Grand Charity fund state of the art bedroom at our Brighton centre
Working with the National Army Museum on the Building for the future project
Hairdresser found for Charity Head shave
Blind Oxfordshire RAF veteran thanks charity for “absolutely marvellous” support
A special announcement about our 100k walk
Blind veterans exhibit work at Two Worlds Exhibition at the Trinity Art Centre
Forces veteran to hike 100k for Blind Veterans UK
Stuart Clarke completes Fan Dance Race for Blind Veterans UK
Father follows in daughters footsteps to honor life of Captain Stephen Healey
Blind Veterans UK Brighton team prepare for aches and pains in 100k walk
Dignity Action Day at Blind Veterans UK in Llandudno
It's amazing how important a cup of tea can become
The Bibby Line Group matches employees total for Blind Veterans UK
Ex-Service man aims high – To walk 100k in 20 hours
02
Spread the love in aid of Blind Veterans UK
Volunteers needed to help run collections in North Wales and Cheshire
It meant so much to me to raise money in aid of Blind Veterans UK...
80 year old blind veteran backs No One Alone campaign
Sixth form students take the lead
The art of willow weaving
Love is blind
Blind Veterans enjoy the sights of Sheffield
Blind painter and National Service veteran says thanks for “huge help”
Afghanistan veteran steps up for the Brighton Marathon
80 year old veteran Tony Crouch speaks about age-related sight loss
Living with age-related macular degeneration
Blind Paralympian joins blind veterans in 100k walk
03
Thea Davies takes part in Ironman New Zealand for blind veterans
Fighting fit: blind RAF veteran thanks Blind Veterans UK
Llandudno resident loses her locks to support blind veterans
Paralympian star to walk 100k for Blind Veterans UK
London bobbies to walk 100k for blind military veterans
Gold-medallist Sally Gunnell urges public to sign up for 100k walk
Reality TV veteran from York to tackle 100k walk in under 24 hours for Blind Veterans UK
Sussex coppers to tackle 100k challenge for Blind Veterans UK
Put your best foot forward and ‘Walk the Walk’ for the Mayor
100 days til our 100k day walk and we need volunteers!
Abingdon ‘Welfare Wanderers’ take part in training trek for walk100
Helen Skelton calls on public to tackle ultimate 100k challenge
Norwich Detectors rally in aid of Blind Veterans UK
Paralympic sprinter David Devine calls on public to tackle 100k endurance challenge
Gold medal-winning Olympic rower Captain Heather Stanning MBE urges public to sign up for 100k walk
Doors of London’s top golf course to open in aid of Blind Veterans UK
Stroke survivor will tackle 100k walk for blind veterans
Soldier blinded in Iraq thanks his Mum on Mother’s Day for unwavering support
Grand-daughter of WWI soldier to cycle 235 miles for blind veterans
Blind veteran thanks Mum for incredible support this Mother's Day
2014
04
Former soldier from Bordon tackles 100 mile bike ride for Blind Veterans UK
Former soldier from Bordon tackles 100 mile bike ride for Blind Veterans UK (1)
Former soldier from Bordon tackles 100 mile bike ride for Blind Veterans UK (2)
04
Blind Veterans UK announces beneficiary recruitment is at record high
Coleford former soldier to tackle 100 mile cycle ride for Blind Veterans UK
St Paul’s Cathedral to display stunning altar embroidery by First World War blind veteran
Navy veteran thanks Blind Veterans UK for support after 'world turned upside down' by blindness
Visually-impaired man from West Sussex to cycle 100 miles for Blind Veterans UK
BBC Countyfile's Adam Henson joins blind veterans in Roman Wall Challenge
Blind Veterans UK announces death of Chief Executive Robert Leader
Blind Veterans UK pledges support for Carers Week
Inspirational blind veteran Billy Baxter to address Llandudno on ‘Life Beyond Sight Loss’
Blind veteran wins award for blind archery prowess
Former Banbury Service man tackles 100 mile bike ride in aid of Blind Veterans UK
Seeing is believing at Blind Veterans UK Open Morning
Gwanwyn festival
Blind Veterans UK launches Tug of War Competition
05
Steven Gerrard praises portrait by talented blind artist Matthew Rhodes
Talented engineer awarded The Ted Higgs Trophy at The Founders Day Awards
Falklands veteran to motorcycle 340 miles to Ride for Life Beyond Sight Loss
Optometrist tackles the Nightrider cycle for Blind Veterans UK
Late for a very important date? Llandudno Debenhams to hold Mad Hatter’s Gala for Blind Veterans UK
Preston biker to ride 340 miles for Life Beyond Sight Loss
Ex-military team making waves as they trek 100k for Blind Veterans UK
Hampshire bikers rev up and Ride for Life Beyond Sight Loss
Nottingham blind veteran painting again with Blind Veterans UKs help
Come and see us at the Llandudno Air Show!
Portsmouth Navy officers to rev up and bike 750 miles for Blind Veterans UK
06
Blind Veterans UK celebrates Volunteers Week!
Blind veteran accepts generous Pertemps donation on behalf of Blind Veterans UK
Iraq veterans to rev up and bike 340 miles for Blind Veterans UK
Blind 93-year-old veteran from Hampshire shares dramatic D-Day story
94-year-old blind Lancashire veteran recalls D-Day
Siblings to tackle Kilimanjaro challenge for Blind Veterans UK
96-year-old blind Lancashire veteran recalls Normandy landings
Blind Veterans UK reaches out to carers during Carers Week
Needles at the ready as Blind Veterans UK calls on public to Knit a Tank Top
Army Captain to tackle 100 mile bicycle ride in just 7 hours
NHS Improving Eye Health and Reducing Sight Loss a Call to Action
Cwmbran Shopping centre hosted a successful awareness day for Blind Veterans UK
Blind Veterans UK to play host to world-famous organist Nicholas Martin
Cycling-mad Marc to bike 400 miles in memory of First World War hero great-grandfather
Blind Veterans UK calls on adventurous soles for Fire Walk challenge
Llandudno locals cycle blindfolded for Blind Veterans UK
Blind ex soldier from Liverpool to take on Great North Run for Blind Veterans UK
Staines nurse to take to the skies for blind veteran father
07
Jersey artist to sell creative creations for Blind Veterans UK
Blind Veterans UK appoints Major General (Rtd) Nick Caplin CB as new Chief Executive
Blind Veterans UK announced as new charity partner
Blind Navy veteran to swim Channel for national veterans charity
Doting daughter to guide blind veteran father on Great North Run challenge
Blind Veterans UK searches for sporty strollers in north Wales to Prom the Proms
Blind Veterans UK to receive £1.25 million Armed Forces Covenant Fund award for new accommodation unit
Soldier calls on public to step up at Royal run for Blind Veterans UK
Blind World War II veteran shares creative flair with military charity
Blind veteran inspires London cyclist to take on 100 mile challenge for amazing charity
Army wife inspired by her family history to run Royal Parks half marathon for Blind Veterans UK
Retail and sight therapy as Blind Veterans UK holds community visit at Bexhill shopping centre
Somerset mental health support group knit for Blind Veterans UK
Blackpool cadets to hold WWI vigil for Blind Veterans UK
Blind veteran and former employee inspires Sainsburys branch to raise money for life-changing charity
Call for stories from Blind Veterans UK beneficiaries staff volunteers and supporters for centenary project
Dolphin team ride in 100 mile challenge for blind veterans
08
Blind Veterans UK pays tribute to Old Contemptible blinded double amputee soldier ahead of WWI centenary
Army Major beats Stills Disease to cycle 100 miles for Blind Veterans UK
Blind Veterans UK serving up buffet of culinary record breaking attempts
Sutton Valence School staff strengthening ties to military charity by taking on Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon
Run the Cardiff Half Marathon and support Welsh blind veterans
RAF Corporal to tackle his first half marathon in 1 hour 45 minutes
Blind Veterans UK Brighton Centre opens its chapel to the public for a Toy and Games Exhibition as part of Artwave 2014
Loughborough Armed Forces supporter tackles tough run for Blind Veterans UK
Blind veterans visit Brighton Albion FC to commemorates 100 years since World War I
Blind Veterans UK invite cheese lovers to a brielliant night in Llandudno
92 year old WWII war hero to take on worlds longest zip wire for Blind Veterans UK
Detective Constable takes on Great North Run for Blind Veterans UK
09
National military charity’s beneficiary recruitment campaign receives backing from top political and NHS figures
Blind Veterans UK commemorates soldier blinded during World War I battle 100 years ago this month
Blind Veterans UK thanks rock star Bryan Adams for hugely generous £45k donation
Defence doctors to complete three day cycle across Wales for Blind Veterans UK
Blind RAF veteran calls on public to walk the Fire Walk for Blind Veterans UK
100k challenge to celebrate 100 years of Blind Veterans UK
10
Ex soldier determined to beat his half marathon personal best for Blind Veterans UK
Daughter fundraises for Blind Veterans UK after Aldershot stepfather reads again for first time in four years
Blind ex-soldier from Liverpool to take on Great South Run for Blind Veterans UK
Wreath Of Respect ridden by motorbike cavalcade to Llandudno to mark passing of blind veteran
Somerset blind veteran meets Mayor of London after English Channel splash and dash
Fitness instructor calls on fundraisers to sign up to 100k challenge for Blind Veterans UK
Worcestershire veteran calls on people to sign up to 100k challenge for Blind Veterans UK
Blind Derbyshire WWII ex soldier to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
World War II veteran from Birmingham to join Blind Veterans UK at Remembrance Sunday march
Blind ex soldier from Humberside to march with Blind Veterans UK for Remembrance Sunday
Blind ex Service woman from Lancashire proud and privileged to take part in Remembrance Sunday march for Blind Veterans UK
Blind Veterans UK calls on local health authorities to fulfil the Armed Forces Covenant by referring vision-impaired ex-Service men and women to the charity
East Sussex bomb blast veteran leads Blind Veterans UK for Remembrance Sunday march
91 year old Hampshire World War II veteran to take part in Remembrance Sunday march with Blind Veterans UK
Ex Royal Navy veteran from Birmingham overcomes cancer to take on fitness challenges for Blind Veterans UK
Blind ex Navy Service woman from Wiltshire to march to Cenotaph with Blind Veterans UK
Tyneside World War II veteran to join Blind Veterans UK for Remembrance Day march at Cenotaph
Nottinghamshire veteran looks forward to Remembrance Sunday march with Blind Veterans UK
Blind ex soldier from Wirral to take part in Remembrance Sunday march with Blind Veterans UK
Blind World War II veteran from Exeter to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Blind ex Royal Marine Commando from Dorset prepares to march with Blind Veterans UK on Remembrance Sunday
Blind former Army captain from Hillingdon to march with Blind Veterans UK for Remembrance Sunday
Blind veteran from North Yorkshire to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
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Blind Veterans UK Chief Executive samples blind archery and shooting during first visit to Llandudno centre
86 year old grandmother calls on other daredevils to join her in a fundraising Fire Walk for Blind Veterans UK
Oxfordshire veteran to represent Blind Veterans UK at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday
Blind Cambridgeshire WWII veteran to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Blind ex Service woman from Dorset honoured to be representing Blind Veterans UK as part of Remembrance Sunday
Ex soldier blinded in motorbike accident to march to Llandudno Cenotaph with Blind Veterans UK
Blind ex Army Lance Corporal from Cleveland to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Ex Royal Navy Chief Petty Officer from West Midlands to take part in Remembrance Sunday for Blind Veterans UK
Blind WWII veteran from Bristol to march in the Remembrance Sunday parade with Blind Veterans UK
Worthing veteran to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Former volunteer guide for Blind Veterans UK from Brighton to march with the charity on Remembrance Sunday after losing his own sight
Blind Northamptonshire veteran to march at Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Staffordshire veteran to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Blind Chesterfield veteran to march to the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Huddersfield WWII blind veteran to march with Blind Veterans UK on Remembrance Sunday
Ex Army Major from Wiltshire prepares to honour Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Llandudno ex soldier blinded in Northern Ireland to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Blind veteran from Cheshire to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Gloucestershire veteran will be marching to the Cenotaph for Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Essex blind veteran to take part in Remembrance Sunday march with Blind Veterans UK
Hertfordshire ex soldier blinded in Kenya to remember astonishing reunion with former enemy when he represents Blind Veterans UK on Remembrance Sunday
Leeds veteran to march to the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday representing Blind Veterans UK
Blind Doncaster Royal Navy veteran to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Hampshire veteran to represent Blind Veterans UK at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday
Blind Falklands veteran to march to Cenotaph with Blind Veterans UK
Blind WWII veteran from Brighton looks forward to laying a wreath at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Blind Tipton veteran prepares for Cenotaph march with Blind Veterans UK
Blind archery champion from Bristol to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Blind WWII veteran describes a perfect day after laying a wreath at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Blind Veterans UK Chief Executive meets ex Service men and women at charity’s Brighton centre
Blind Veterans UK to be represented at iconic musician Bryan Adams photography exhibition Wounded The Legacy of War
Blind ex Service woman from Lancashire proud and privileged to take part in Remembrance Sunday march for Blind Veterans UK
Blind Brighton veteran took part in Remembrance Sunday march with Blind Veterans UK
Hampshire veteran describes the memorable occasion of marching with Blind Veterans UK to the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday
Sussex Cricket Club host blind cricket session for veterans and Southern Rail
Former RAF Police Corporal performs Guard of Honour and lays Remembrance wreath at Brighton station for Blind Veterans UK
Blind veterans archery team defeat local team from Thorpe Hamlet
Blind Veterans UK supports UK’s first #GivingTuesday
Johnny Ball proud to open Blind Veterans UKs refurbished Brighton centre
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Swanage veterans Christmas light display supports
Brightons confiscated alcohol brings Christmas cheer to Blind Veterans UK
Blind veterans Widow raises £1900 with Pop Up Shop
Blind veterans and guide dogs facing cold Christmas after roof theft
2015
01
Blind veteran highlights the value of charitys continued support
Specsavers Optometrist to walk 50km for Blind Veterans UK
Hertfordshire blind veteran rediscovers passion for cartooning
Nottingham soldier to tackle 1000 km in 24 hours for Blind Veterans UK
Romford working mum to tackle half marathon for Blind Veterans UK
Ascot man to run half marathon for Blind Veterans UK
Long lost piece of military charitys history discovered behind Bristol skirting board
Surrey civil servant signs up to Blind Veterans UK’s 100k challenge
Charity trains Merlin actor Colin Morgan for role in major new British film
Action man blind veteran supports new research findings
Plymouth blind veteran praises new research from Blind Veterans UK, indicating changes in public perception of blindness over last 100 years
Vision impaired Royal Navy Commander supports new findings in publics perception of blindness
New research indicates encouraging changes to publics perception of blindness as national charity celebrates 100th birthday
WW2 blind veteran unveils plaque celebrating centenary of military charity
02
Skegness blind ex-Army veteran praises new research from national sight loss charity that indicates encouraging changes to public’s perceptions of blindness
Blind Veterans UK Sheffield Centre celebrates 10 years of helping veterans
The sky’s the limit for monarch and Blind Veterans UK
Blind Veterans UK helps blind veteran and widow find love again
Exeter soldier raises more than £2,000 in 24 hour cycle for Blind Veterans UK
Lancashire ex-soldier to tackle 100k challenge for Blind Veterans UK
West Sussex woman to run 100k for military charity
Blind Veterans UK Sheffield centre awarded Investors in Volunteers Standard
Oxford veteran honoured with special Big Band concert
AgustaWestland announce centenary charity partnership with military charity
Blind WW2 Arctic Convoy veteran presented with Russian Ushakov Medal
Blind Rifleman Paul Jacobs completes Brighton Half Marathon for Blind Veterans UK
Hertfordshire blind veteran signs cartoon books at charity’s centre
03
AgustaWestland trainees give you a run for your money
North Yorkshire husband and wife to tackle 100k for Blind Veterans UK
Former Haverfordwest mayor calls others to join him in tackling 100k for Blind Veterans UK
Marlow memorial concert raises more than £400 for military charity
Daughter of Fulham blind veteran thanks Blind Veterans UK for unbelievable support this Mothers Day
Southampton man reunited with Twitter team for Blind Veterans UK 100k challenge
Welsh MP donates signed England rugby shirt to raise money for local military charity
South Wales blind veteran to run London Marathon for military charity
Worthing veteran celebrates centenary of military charity
Military charity unveils plaque marking 100 years of service in Brighton
Crawley veteran celebrates centenary of military charity
Never say never again for Flintshire man taking on 100k walk for military charity
Somerset ex-soldier tackles 100k walk again for military charity
Hampshire blind veteran takes on London Marathon for military charity
Buckinghamshire woman calls on others to join her in 100k walk for military charity
Yorkshire blind veteran celebrates centenary of military charity
Hartlepool blind veteran celebrates centenary of military charity
04
Nottinghamshire woman inspired to walk 50k for military charity
Former Sailor from Newhaven tackles 100k for military charity
Blind veteran and volunteer receive military charity award
Lancashire blind veteran wins military charity’s training award
East Sussex woman wins military charitys Volunteer Award
Former Police Constable to run 100k in 16 hours for military charity
Blind Veterans UK announces record figures for beneficiaryrecruitment in its centenary year
Surrey man to tackle 100k walk for military charity in memory of father
Cheshire veteran celebrates centenary of military charity
Stoke-on-Trent veteran celebrates centenary of military charity
Nottinghamshire blind veteran celebrates centenary of military charity
South London woman to tackle 100k for military charity
Former soldier from Cornwall tackles 100k walk for military charity
Somerset blind veteran tackles London Marathon for military charity
Oxford man to tackle London Marathon for military charity
West Sussex woman tackles 50k walk for military charity
Leeds ex-soldier to tackle 100-mile bicycle ride for military charity
West Sussex Police Officer calls on others to join him in 100k walk for military charity
Northamptonshire blind veteran takes on London Marathon for military charity
Essex Firemen tackle 50k walk for military charity
Somerset man takes on London Marathon for military charity
Military charity celebrates 100 years of service with special event in Newcastle
Ipswich blind veteran celebrates centenary of military charity
Cambridgeshire blind veteran celebrates centenary of military charity
Essex veteran celebrates centenary of military charity
Retired police officers to rev up and ride cross-county for Blind Veterans UK
Hull D-Day veteran celebrates centenary of military charity
World War II veteran celebrates centenary of military charity
Brighton former soldier to tackle 100k for military charity calls on others to join him
Altham former soldier to rev up and ride cross-county for Blind Veterans UK
05
Wiltshire blind veteran celebrates centenary of military charity
Swindon blind veteran celebrates centenary of military charity
Plymouth woman takes on 100k walk for military charity
Kent ex-soldier takes on 100k walk for military charity
Hampshire Sailor tackles gruelling 112 mile cycle ride for military charity
Surrey couple tackle 100k walk for military charity
Truro veteran off to the palace to celebrate centenary of military charity
Conwy ex-sailor to tackle a quiz on a bike for military charity
Blind veterans exchange helps build bridges
Liverpool blind veteran to celebrate military charity centenary at Buckingham Palace
RMT strike threatens once-in-a-lifetime event for blind veterans
06
Military charity to open centenary garden created by 2,000 volunteer hours
Celebrating 100 years of service to blind veterans at Buckingham Palace
Norwich veteran off to the palace to celebrate centenary of military charity
Celebrating 100 years of service to blind veterans at Buckingham Palace
Blind veterans exchange builds bridges to a life beyond sight loss
Blind Veterans UK appoints five new senior managers
Five brave blind veterans to join 100 others in abseiling down Brighton’s Grand Hotel
Local military charity’s new fundraiser is looking for Sheffield volunteers
Norfolk family to tackle 100-mile bike ride for blind veterans
Army Major to tackle 100-mile bike ride for blind veterans
5 brave blind veterans join 100 others in abseiling down Brighton’s Grand Hotel
Military charity celebrates centenary and marks ties to Church Stretton
Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund donation announcement
You’ll never walk alone - 100 blind veterans celebrate centenary of military charity at Anfield
07
REME Steve’s year of challenges raising money for charity that “changed his life”
Cyclists visit Sheffield on 350-mile ride in four days for local military charity
Golden-wedded bikers from Clanfield celebrate centenary of military charity
Prestatyn cyclists complete 350-mile ride in four days for Blind Veterans UK
Blind veteran Elizabeth Sharpe-Nelson on working in Fighter Command in the Battle of Britain
Retired police officer to rev up and ride cross-county for Blind Veterans UK
Sussex ex-soldier to rev up and ride cross-county for Blind Veterans UK
Blind Veterans UK celebrate 100 years of service by burying time capsule at Brighton centre
Local veterans charity celebrates 100 year anniversary with day of activities in Sheffield
Herefordshire businessman to rev up and ride cross-county for Blind Veterans UK
Wales beat England in charity fishing match for Shaun and Blind Veterans UK
Yeovil-based group to tackle 100-mile cycle for Blind Veterans UK
Hampshire woman to rev up and ride cross-county for Blind Veterans UK
Portsmouth naval officer to rev up and ride cross-county for Blind Veterans UK
08
Blind Veterans UK thank Oxfordshire Freemason Fundraisers
Sussex blind veteran completes London Triathlon
Blind Far East veteran to lay VJ Day wreath on behalf of military charity
Blind veteran Peter to represent Team GB at World Archery Para Championships
09
Blind veteran wins Team GB silver at World Archery Para Championships
Tyne and Wear grandson runs Great North Run to give back to military charity
Kent Royal Navy veteran to tackle half marathon for military charity
Centenary Woodland Garden wins Wales in Bloom Award
Meet Matt Rhodes
Audrey Brooks to attend Service of Thanksgiving
Wales blind veteran to celebrate centenary of military charity at special Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey
Aldershot blind veteran to celebrate centenary of military charity at special Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey
Chesterfield blind veteran to celebrate centenary of military charity at special Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey
Lincolnshire WWII veteran to celebrate centenary of military charity at special Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey
Local cycling club raises £21,000 to help vision-impaired veterans
Military charity receives local business award as it celebrates its centenary
10
8 brave blind veterans to join 200 others in Royal Marines Zip Wire from Blind Veterans UK building
Gloucestershire blind veteran to celebrate centenary of military charity at special Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey
Double amputee blind veteran is set to be a father after he thought it wasn’t possible
Celebrating 100 years of service to blind veterans at Westminster Abbey
Basingstoke blind veteran to celebrate centenary of military charity at special Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey
Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey
A True Trooper: Sharma to raise £100,000 in honour of our centenary year
Peddling Through: Cycle Group Smashes Fundraising Target
Norfolk ex-soldier to beat half marathon personal best for military charity
Ilford blind veteran to celebrate centenary of military charity at special Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey
Kent blind veteran celebrates centenary of military charity at special Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey
Football's Coming Home
Blind Veterans UK Radio Play Society to hold red carpet premiere of its first production
Reading D-Day veteran to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Stoke D-Day veteran to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Ex-soldier from Ferryhill to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK A
Ex-soldier from Preston to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
East Sussex blind veteran to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Blind veteran from Peterborough to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
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Military charity is inviting Londoners to join their Centenary Carol Concert
Ex-soldier from Liverpool to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
100 year old blind veteran to lead 100 year old military charity at Remembrance Day Parade
Guide dogs to march with blind veterans for the first time at the Cenotaph this year
WWII veteran from Long Eaton to march on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Blind veteran from Suffolk marches with his guide dog on Remembrance Sunday with 100 year old military charity
Stoke D-Day veteran marches on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Ex-soldier from Preston marches on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Blind veteran from Fareham marches on Remembrance Sunday with Blind Veterans UK
Newcastle WWII veteran marches on Remembrance Sunday with 100 year old military charity
Blind Second World War veteran celebrates Platinum wedding anniversary
Second World War veteran shares her weaving skills with Blind Veterans UK this festive season
Blind Veterans UK standard bearer retires after 12 years
12
Blind woodworkers handcraft the perfect gifts for Christmas
Second World War veteran rekindles his passion for mosaicking this Christmas
84 year old Oxfordshire blind veteran presents PM and Countess with hand-made bird boxes
Tatts Commitment - Blind veteran shows love for charity with tattoo
Somerset mother of two to tackle 100k challenge for military charity
Navy team takes on Bahrain half marathon for military charity
South Wales mother of two to take on 100k challenge for military charity
Vision-impaired woman takes on London Marathon for military charity in memory of her father
2016
01
Walking a 100k not enough for Brighton man
Squadron Leader’s daughter from Lincolnshire takes on 100k for charity
Vision-impaired man and his Navy friend take on 100k for military charity
Oral history project highlights Second World War work by military charity in Shropshire
Manchester Thai Boxing professional changes pace by running 100k for military charity
Essex man to take on London Marathon for military charity
Blind Veterans UK presented with 100,000 cheque from The Freemasons Grand Charity
The ultimate challenge: from losing 6 stone to walking a 100k
Navy team raises £2500 for Blind Veterans UK by running half marathon in searing heat
Worthing woman to run 100k for military charity
02
Gwent blind veteran tackles half marathon for military charity
Lincolnshire family to take on 100k for military charity that supports their grandfather
Buckinghamshire woman determined to finish 100k walk in second attempt
Totton College students to raise money for charities with 24 hour sports marathon
Bolton WWII blind veteran receives medal for helping liberate France from the Nazis
Nottingham man making a difference by walking 100k for military charity
Essex man runs London Marathon in tribute to grandfather
Surrey Navy reservist to run London Marathon for military charity
Long Eaton WWII blind veteran receives medal for helping liberate France from the Nazis
Guildford blind veteran to tackle 100k ultra-challenge walk to thank military charity for support
The spectre at the feast – ghostly figure discovered in photograph of military charity’s fundraising dinner
Leicester man to run London Marathon for military charity
Christ’s Hospital CCF Cadets to raise money for Blind Veterans UK with blindfolded 24 mile walk
Surrey work friends to take on 100 km walk for military charity
03
Cumbria blind veteran to tackle second 100k ultra-challenge walk for military charity
Squadron Leader’s daughter from Lincolnshire to shave off her hair for charity
Blind Veterans UK and Specsavers host Dinner in the Dark to highlight living with sight loss
Suffolk woman is taking on London Marathon for military charity
Surrey blind veteran to tackle 100k ultra-challenge walk after losing 11 stone
Blind double-amputee Shaun Stocker strides ahead in Pier to Pier Challenge
Blind Veterans UK nominated for two Soldiering On Awards
04
Derby blind veteran to tackle 100k ultra-challenge walk to thank military charity for support
Hair today, gone tomorrow – Woman shaves head for charity
Portsmouth couple honour hero grandfather by following his cycling route
Inspired Dorset ex-Navy Petty Officer cycles 100 miles for military charity
Llandudno WWII blind veteran receives medal for helping liberate France from the Nazis
Three blind veterans combine to send birthday card to Her Majesty
Surrey blind veteran aged 78 to tackle 100k ultra-challenge walk to thank military charity for support
Oxfordshire friends to cycle 100 miles for military charity
Seaford blind veteran receives surprise Soldiering On Trustees Award
Essex man completes London marathon in tribute to grandfather
Suffolk woman completes London Marathon for military charity
Kent WWII blind veteran receives medal for helping liberate France from the Nazis
05
Southend son of blind veteran raises £2,000 for charity in father’s honour
Retired Lieutenant from Berkshire to walk 100k for military charity
Hampshire Navy Officer aims to beat personal best on 100k run for military charity
Essex man completes first London Marathon for military charity
Wiltshire WWII blind veteran receives medal for helping liberate France from the Nazis
Blind veterans lead cycle ride to Paris for military charity
Wiltshire Corporal to run three marathons in three days for military charity
Charities and blind and partially sighted people join forces to produce guide for those newly diagnosed with sight loss
Littlehampton Royal Air Force veteran takes on 145 mile walk in Cornwall for military charity
Cambridge WWII blind veteran to celebrate Queen’s birthday with Patron’s Lunch on the Mall
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Buckinghamshire blind veteran to celebrate Queen’s birthday with Patron’s Lunch on the Mall
Oxfordshire blind veteran to celebrate Queen’s birthday with Patron’s Lunch on the Mall
Chesterfield blind veteran to celebrate Queen’s birthday with Patron’s Lunch on the Mall
Llandudno gardener wins volunteering award in Tower of London ceremony
Gloucester couple to attend Queen’s Patron’s Lunch on the Mall with charity that brought them together
Blind veteran to celebrate his birthday with the Queen at Patron’s Lunch on the mall
About us
Our vision, mission and values
Blind Veterans UK
About our new brand
Latest news
Patrons and governing body
Patron
Her Majesty The Queen
Founder
The late Sir Arthur Pearson, Bt, CBE
Vice-Patrons
General Sir Peter de la Billière KCB, KBE, DSO, MC, DL
Rear Admiral Sir Donald Gosling KCVO
Admiral Sir Jonathon Band GCB DL
General Sir David Richards GCB CBE DSO ADC Gen
Air Chief Marshal Sir Joe French KCB CBE
His Royal Highness Prince Pavlos of Greece
President
Raymond Hazan OBE
Vice-Presidents
Francois Edwards
Captain Michael Gordon-Lennox OBE , RN
Major General Andrew Keeling CB CBE
Trustees
Colonel Mike Brooke OBE
Timothy Davis
Raymond Hazan OBE
Major General David Jolliffe, CB
Andrew Ross
Major General David Rutherford-Jones, CB
Stephen Meyer
Air Vice Marshal Paul Luker CB OBE AFC DL
The Lady Walker
Sarah-Lucie Watson MB BS FRCOphth
Penny Harris
Kerry Levins
Tony Fletcher
Paul Palmer
Directors
Major General (Rtd) Nick Caplin CB
Andrew Jones
Ian Whitehead
David Arthur
Di Blackman
Mark Lovatt
Nicky Shaw
Nathan Muirhead
History
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Kindly light: the story of Blind Veterans UK
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Letter from Pearson to Fraser
Braille Watch
Billy's Motorbike
Minute Book
Braille Typewriter
Early record
First cheque ever received
Brighton Centre Chapel
Talking Books
The Blind Veterans UK Taxi
Founders Day Awards Trophy
The importance of time
Talented artist and blind veteran Matt Rhodes
VAD Coxswains
Sleep Shades
Llandudno Opening Stone
RMS Lusitania
Business as usual
Dramatic Society
Badges
Grand Altar Frontal
St Dunstan the goat
Harry O'Hara Tray
Kurzweil Machine
Volunteer Certificate
Henry Allingham Bus
Royal Albert Hall Reunion Programme
Blind Football
1923 London to Brighton 100k Walk Certificate
100k Medals
Braille Printer
Screen Reader
The Dance Orchestra
Ann Quin staff record
Fundraising Postcards
Collecting boxes
Braille Clock
Signed address from Helen Keller
The Brighton centre
Old Bill Fraternity
Winged victory
Sink the Bismarck!
In The Mind's Eye
Braille Grandfather Clock
Peter Price's bow
Bomb disposal robot
Tennis Medal
The tandem bike
Paddle Round the Pier Raft
Foundation Stone
St Dunstan's Train
Hot air balloon
St Dunstan's Rose
Gaby Deslys' Hat
Angel of Mons
Magicians
The Blinded Soldiers and Sailors Gift Book
Northgate House
Tug of war
Regent Street Shop
Ukulele
White Canes
Olympic Torch
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