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Peter Johnson with French Honorary Consul, Madame Lebrat at Bristol Reunion 2017

Blind veteran from Churchill receives prestigious medal for helping liberate France from the Nazis

“The day itself was a fantastic occasion. Very emotional, but great to meet so many other veterans. It was also lovely to meet Madame Lebrat, as it gave me the chance to try out my French again! I must say, I was slightly rusty at first, but it soo…

Date
20 September 2017 09:00
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Menin Gate Unveiling copyright Commonwealth War Graves Commission

90th anniversary Unveiling of the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing

Today (July 24) ceremonies are being held to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the opening of the Menin Gate Memorial to the missing in Ypres. Ypres occupied a strategic position throughout the First World War. Major battles occurred here including…

Date
24 July 2017 08:00
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Photo of a group of 6 blind veterans with their bikes outside the centre during Riding Week 2017

Blind veteran Steve attends Riding Week at our Brighton centre

Riding Week this year was a five day cycling extravaganza, taking on challenging hillside and valley routes. Activities included tandem riding through locations such as Shoreham, Devils Dyke, the south coast sea front and the Sussex Downs. As well as…

Date
30 April 2017 09:00
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