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Photo of blind veteran Jim at Military Week at Llandudno brandishing a hand gun James Bond style

Military Week at Llandudno

In the words of blind veteran Jim, 83, a former Army National Serviceman who suffers from macular degeneration, this was 'a very special and exciting week'.  It got off to a terrific start with a visit by the Royal Welsh Fusiliers who encouraged our …

7 December 2017 10:00
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Blind veteran Jon Robinson marching at Cenotaph with his guide Connor Dooley

Blind veteran enjoys ‘miracle march’ at the Cenotaph

John Robinson, 51 and from Connah's Quay, marched with more than 100 other blind veterans supported by Blind Veterans UK. He marched only one week after being discharged from hospital. John, who has suffered a heart attack before, began to feel unwel…

15 November 2017 11:00
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Robert Eddison sat outside reading a notepad

London blind veteran releases best-selling book of 300 one-liners to enrich your day

Robert Eddison has written a book of 300 original one-line aphorisms, covering around 150 subjects, ranging from food to political correctness. Alongside a long career as a highly-respected journalist and playwright, Robert has recorded every origin…

25 October 2017 19:00
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