Charity News



This month we welcome a new veteran older than our charity

An ex-RAF Leading Aircraftman, George was born in 1914 and has only recently joined the charity and attended an introductory week at our Brighton centre. To mark the event – a blind veteran joining even older than the charity itself - George was pre…

29 November 2017
Read more
Blind veteran Chris Humphrey in his garden tending his plants

Norwich blind veteran to welcome visitors to Hampton Court show garden

Chris Humphrey, 65 and from Thorpe End, will be volunteering as an ambassador for Blind Veterans UK and welcoming visitors to the garden and encouraging anyone who could receive support from us to get in touch. After joining the Royal Navy in 1967, …

3 July 2017 14:00
Read more
Photo of blind veteran Nick Barber and his wife Jackie on their bikes

Our charity calls on carers organisations to refer carers to its support this Carers Week, 12- 18 June 2017

Our charity is contacting 130 organisations via direct mail offering free leaflets, information packs and talks given by our volunteers about the support available for carers. It is also promoting its free services and support on social media, profi…

12 June 2017 09:00
Read more