Charity News



Black and white photo of blind veteran Lewis Trinder and his wife Vera on their wedding day in 1948

Going platinum: WWII blind veteran Lewis celebrates 70th wedding anniversary this Valentine’s Day

Lewis, 93, married his wife Vera, 90, on 14 February 1948. 

Lewis says: “We met when we …

8 February 2018 12:00
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Valued Volunteer Robin

An added value of Robin’s is that he always feeds back to us on the places visited. Robin takes notice of the facilities available and how easy, or otherwise, it was to accompany a person with sight loss around the venue. This is very useful informa…

4 December 2017 15:00
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Black and white photo of blind veterans enjoying tea in Regents Park

‘A little army of girls’ – early volunteers at Blind Veterans UK

Our charity has been fortunate throughout its 102-year-old history to have been helped by thousands of wonderful volunteers.

Some of our earliest volunteers were female students from Bedford College. Founded in 1849, it was situated in Regent’…

1 June 2017 09:00
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