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Valued Volunteer Robin

An added value of Robin’s is that he always feeds back to us on the places visited. Robin takes notice of the facilities available and how easy, or otherwise, it was to accompany a person with sight loss around the venue. This is very useful informa…

4 December 2017 15:00
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Dyke Philip in his gassed uniform during WWI

The Battle of Cambrai

Initially, it was very successful, with large gains of ground being made, but German reserves brought the advance to a halt and ten days later a German counter-attack regained much of the ground. Ultimately it had a disappointing and costly outcome,…

23 November 2017 15:00
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Garry Morrison indoor rock climbing, low on wall, looking back over his sholder

Blind veteran Garry is intent on climbing to incredible heights

In 2015 Garry lost his sight following a bout of chicken pox.  He explains, “After leaving the RAF I was working on offshore oil rigs, doing crazy shifts, and was absolutely exhausted and run down.  I was unwell but as I thought I had chicken pox as…

3 November 2017 13:00
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