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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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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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