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The Sheffield centre

Blind Veterans UK Sheffield centre awarded Investors in Volunteers Standard

Blind Veterans UK currently benefits from the support of 405 volunteers in a wide variety of roles and locations across the country.  Volunteering roles at the Sheffield centre range from helping with lounge and craft activities, outings, and IT supp…

3 February 2015 15:37
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The Brighton Centre

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

In response to breaking news headlines today about standards of care falling short for ex-Service personnel, Blind Veterans UK has called on local health authorities to refer more vision-impaired veterans to the charity, at the point of diagnosis. Bl…

9 October 2014 10:35
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Black and white photo of Alan Nicols

Blind Veterans UK pays tribute to 'Old Contemptible' blinded double-amputee soldier ahead of WWI centenary

Blind Veterans UK, commemorated Alan Nichols, who lost his sight and both his hands in an explosion while on active duty. Founded in 1915 to support blinded veterans returning from the Front, we now supports over 3,500 vision impaired veterans and wi…

1 July 2014 15:09
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