Charity News



Lloyd Russell-Moyle talking with blind veteran Keith Arblaster

MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle visits our Brighton centre

Lloyd was given a tour of the centre and answered questions about social care, and his continued commitment to supporting local charities, during a Q&A with staff and blind veterans. 96-year-old Keith was one of the veterans who spoke with Lloyd…

13 March 2018 15:00
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Wedding of blind veteran 'Jerry' Jerome

A Valentine’s Day wedding at St Dunstan’s: a blind veteran ties the knot

This was the case with Samuel Keith ‘Jerry’ Jerome. He served in the First Australian Imperial Force and was wounded at Gallipoli in August 1915, losing his left eye. He came to the 3rd London General Hospital in Wandsworth and met Marjory Collins, …

14 February 2018 08:00
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Photo of blind veteran Margaret Howard sitting and being helped with her pills by a carer

Blind Veterans UK marks Dignity Action Day

This year Dignity Action Day takes place on 1 February. It encourages health and social care workers, and members of the public, to uphold people's rights to dignity and provide a truly memorable day for people who use care services. At Blind Veteran…

1 February 2018 07:00
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