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Staff, volunteers and blind veterans stand in a group outside the Union Jack Club, London, ready to set off for the Marathon

Blind veterans’ successes at London Marathon 2018

Running the London Marathon is a challenge met by thousands of people each year. But, what if you cannot see where you are going, let alone the distinctive landmarks that spur runners on throughout the 26.2 mile course? This year, 20 people ran in su…

Date
24 April 2018 10:00
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Blind veteran Audrey Manning with volunteer Harriet Garner's son, Jack.

Volunteer Harriet wins award for the companionship she provides blind veteran Audrey

At the end of last year our staff and volunteer awards were combined into the Blind Veterans UK One Team Awards. In line with our new charity values, these recognised those who have made an exceptional contribution to our charity. Harriet was one of …

Date
16 January 2018 10:00
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Fundraiser Izzy Jones climbing Snowdon in a blindfold

Student volunteer climbs Snowdon blindfolded

  Izzy Jones, originally from Abergele Conwy County, embarked on the epic walk earlier this month. Getting through the daunting task, Izzy says it was the support of her guide that got her to the top of the mountain in one piece. Starting out on the…

Date
26 June 2017 14:00
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