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Roy Sinton & Patricia Hodge

Liverpool blind veteran to have fuchsias featured in Hampton Court show garden

Roy Sinton, 92 and from Formby, will be supplying the fuchsias to the garden through Sintons’ Nurseries, the company he founded. He’ll also be making a miniature gardens for the garden as part of a special week of gardening activities for blind veter…

Date
29 June 2017 16:00
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Black and white photo of our former Patron Lord Fraser MP standing outside House of Commons

For Parliament, it’s height, not sight, that you need

Ian became a BBC Governor in 1936 and had to step down as an MP, as it was not then permitted to hold both positions. He later returned to politics, becoming MP for Lonsdale in 1940 and remaining so until 1958, when he joined the House of Lords. Lo…

Date
8 June 2017 10:00
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Photo of group of 5 blind veterans on Brighton front during Photography Week at Brighton centre

Blind veteran Nick Barber enjoys his sixth photography week

Whether confident behind the lens or trying their hand at photography for the first time, this week is a chance for veterans of all levels to let their creativity blossom, have fun and make new friends. Excursions during the week included a 'treasur…

Date
30 May 2017 10:30
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