Our supporters and veterans do some amazing things to support our charity.



The Blind Veterans UK research team

The volunteers leading the way in vision research

In 2016 we were delighted to establish our new Research and Innovation Department headed up by Dr Renata Gomes. Since then, we have welcomed our first ever scientific volunteers to the team from some of London’s top universities. Together they have …

19 March 2018 09:30
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Nugee Family

The Nugee family connection keeps going

Sarah visited the annual celebration of Armed Forces Day, held at our Brighton centre last year, where she met our archivist Rob Baker. Sarah was invited by Rob to visit our Archives in London and she mentioned that she was related to Andrew Nugee (h…

9 January 2018 09:00
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Photo of blind veteran Dennis Brett standing at entrance to  RAF fighter plane during visit to museum with his volunteer Kevin

Blind veteran, Dennis enjoys special visit to RAF Memorial

Dennis is 92 and was born in London.  He joined the RAF as an Aircraft Mechanic in 1942 rising to the rank of Leading Aircraftsman. He served at various air bases in Yorkshire during the Second World War and thereafter in Italy, Egypt and Palestine.D…

1 June 2017 16:00
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