Charity News



Photo of Mark Threadgold on top of Mount Kilimanjaro

Blind veteran Mark climbs Mount Kilimanjaro

Mark Threadgold, 49 and from Saltdean, says: “It was a brilliant experience and couldn’t have gone better. Mark completed the climb with a company called Charity Challenge, who arranged The Big Red Nose Climb for Comic Relief in 2009. He says: “The…

6 November 2017 15:00
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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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Monarch Airlines

Blind Veterans UK comment on corporate partner Monarch Airlines ceasing trading

As well as supporting the charity by raising money through a number of events and on-flight collections, the airline and the charity teamed up to deliver ‘sighted guiding’ training into Monarch Airlines’ cabin crew training programme.  The training …

2 October 2017 11:58
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