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WW2 blind veteran unveils plaque celebrating centenary of military charity

The centenary was honoured with the unveiling of a plaque in London, exactly 100 years after the first meeting of Blind Veterans UK (then the Blinded Soldiers' and Sailors' Care Committee) on 29 January 1915. The plaque was unveiled by Ron Freer, age…

Date
1 May 2015 14:00
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The Brighton Centre

Blind Veterans UK announces record figures for beneficiary recruitment in its centenary year

In the 2014-15 financial year, 854 blind and vision impaired ex-Service men and women came forward for support from Blind Veterans UK, the highest yearly intake of new beneficiaries in the charity's history. The record level reflects the work of Blin…

Date
1 April 2015 10:51
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The Brighton Centre

AgustaWestland announce centenary charity partnership with military charity

2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the formation of Westland, now AgustaWestland - as well as the founding of Blind Veterans UK, the charity for blind and vision-impaired ex-Service men and women. To mark this partnership, members of AgustaWestland …

Date
3 February 2015 15:49
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