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Photo of blind veteran Peter Knight with grandson Adam Knight standing in a garden

Grandson of Nottingham RAF veteran urges others to refer their loved ones to us this Grandparents’ Day

  Adam, 27, from the Hockley area of Nottingham, said: “We’re really close as a family and it was difficult seeing my grandad battle sight loss, particularly as he’s a man who values his independence. But since joining Blind Veterans UK, he’s learne…

29 September 2017 10:00
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Chris Bennet in Blind Veterans UK cycling gear

Magazine editor from Surrey completes 24-hour cycle on Brands Hatch Circuit for our charity

Chris Bennett, 54 and from Bookham, admits the terrain of the course took him by surprise. Despite the gruelling nature of the race, Chris admits that, overall, morale was high, even if the conversation levels eventually suffered as a result. He s…

18 September 2017 09:00
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Blind Veteran Corporal Albert James Mason

Blinded, contracted typhoid, torpedoed

That is what happened to a young South African soldier who became one of our blind veterans in the First World War.

24 August 2017 09:00
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