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Black and white photo of blind veteran Lewis Trinder and his wife Vera on their wedding day in 1948

Going platinum: WWII blind veteran Lewis celebrates 70th wedding anniversary this Valentine’s Day

Lewis, 93, married his wife Vera, 90, on 14 February 1948. 

Lewis says: “We met when we …

8 February 2018 12:00
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Photo taken outside of a staff member walking with a blind veteran using a white stick

Blind Veterans UK responds to NICE’s updated guidelines on AMD

Responding to NICE guidelines [NG82], published in January 2018, Dr. Renata Gomes, Head of Research at Blind Veterans UK said: “We know that more than a half of our beneficiaries lost their sight due to AMD and so we welcome the National Institute fo…

25 January 2018 14:00
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Photo around a tea table of blind veteran Eric Waters and Margaret neale widown of a former blind veteran enjoying cake with London Community Teal Leader Matthew Athey

Bake Off star gives our blind veterans a reason to be cheerful on ‘Blue Monday’

We organised the tea party at our London office to give our beneficiaries a smile on a day hailed as ‘the most depressing of the year’. Sophie, a former Officer in the Royal Artillery and now a Reservist, baked a fondant cake for the event and recor…

17 January 2018 13:00
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