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Blind Veterans UK responds to the appointment of a Minister for Loneliness

We know that loneliness and isolation are issues that affect many vision-impaired veterans in the UK, due to the combined impact of sight loss and increasing age. Some research we did with our veterans found that 61 per cent of them had felt increasi…

Date
17 January 2018 16:00
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History Week in Llandudno

The week started with a Llandudno Historical Society lecture on the area. Our blind veterans had the chance to visit Lord Mostyn’s house, called Mostyn Hall. He is the main land owner in Llandudno and according to Jim, one of the veterans attending: …

Date
2 January 2018 12:00
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Mark Threadgold

Blind veteran Mark to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Mark Threadgold, 49 and from Saltdean, has long aspired to climb the mountain, which, at 5,895m, is the tallest free-standing mountain in the world. Mark admits that at first, the sports staff at the charity’s training and rehabilitation centre in …

Date
10 October 2017 10:00
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