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Blind veteran Billy Baxter with Union Flag

Blind veteran Billy Baxter wins prestigious honour at Founder's Day Awards

The prize, considered to be the charity’s highest honour was given to Blind Veterans UK in memory of the late Ted Higgs, a blind veteran who lost all of his sight in 1944, whilst serving with the Royal Artillery in the Second World War. It was kindly…

6 April 2017 16:00
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The Queen Archives

Blind Veterans UK thanks Her Majesty The Queen as she steps down as Patron

Blind Veterans UK is also thrilled to announce that the Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex GCVO will be its new Patron continuing her record of sterling support for the charity. Her Majesty’s involvement with Blind Veterans UK, then known as …

21 December 2016
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Llandudno Murder Mystery event held at Chateau Rhianfa November 2014

The spectre at the feast – ghostly figure discovered in photograph of military charity’s fundraising dinner

A military charity has discovered an image of what appears to be a ghostly figure taken at a fundraising dinner several months ago. The picture only came to light as staff at Blind Veterans UK were looking for an image to help advertise its next Murd…

24 February 2016 10:43
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