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Photo of Martin ski trip supporter and another in ski helmets and goggles

There’s ‘snow’ looking back for Cornwall blind veteran ski club President Gerry

This January, Gerry Jones, 75 and from St Agnes, Cornwall was excited to ski again with the support of Blind Veterans UK.

Gerry went skiing in the Dolomites mountain range with 18 other vision-impaired skiers for the charity’s 40th annual ski…

31 January 2017 12:00
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Blind Army veteran looks forward to celebrating Christmas event with Blind Veterans UK

Peter joined the Life Guards for National Service on 8 May 1958 and trained at Pirbright. After service in Aden, Dubai and Germany he was discharged as a Trooper on 29 May 1960 and remained on part time National Service in the Warwickshire & Worc…

9 December 2016 15:17
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Blind veteran Marguerita Scarratt Wrens

Blind veteran of the Women’s Royal Naval Service talks about the free support she receives

Marguerita said: “It was a bit of a shock to leave the Service. I really missed the communal life and suddenly had to adjust to living very differently.” After leaving the Wrens she got a job with the Ministry of Agriculture where she had the role of…

20 September 2016 11:58
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