Charity News



Blind veteran Bob teaching his local sight loss group to paint

Blind veteran Bob has been sharing his passion for painting

RAF Blind veteran Bob, 73 and from Norfolk, joined Blind Veterans UK in January last year after losing his sight due to age-related macular degeneration. Since attending an art week at our Brighton centre, where he learnt vision-impaired painting tec…

5 April 2018 17:00
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Photo of blind veteran Ralph Baines and his wife Maureen being presented with a cake for their diamond wedding anniversary.

Diamond delight: Celebrating a special anniversary

Blind veteran Ralph and his wife Maureen, who were taking a holiday at the centre, were surprised with cake, applause and a serenade from staff and veterans to mark their diamond wedding anniversary. Ralph served in the Royal Army Service Corps as a…

1 March 2018 11:00
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Photo of blind veteran Roan Webb with boxer Scott Welch standing in a boxing gym

Our blind veterans are put through their paces by a champion boxer

At the gym they met and had a chance to spar with retired professional boxer and former ABA Amateur Heavyweight Champion Scott Welch. The training session was part of a fitness week organised by our Brighton centre, which allowed our beneficiaries t…

23 January 2018 09:00
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