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Members of Blind Veterans UK visit US on Project Gemini

This week members of Blind Veterans UK; Anthony Cooper, Simon Brown, Chris Nowell, Mark Threadgold and Colin Williamson visited the BVA in Spokane, a city in Washington State, as part of the ongoing Project Gemini exchange programme between both char…

Date
28 March 2017 17:00
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Photo of Penny Melville-Brown OBE sat in her garden

Blind veteran from Hampshire reaches semi-finals of the prestigious Holman Prize

Penny Melville-Brown OBE from Fareham was initially invited to compete for the $25,000 prize as a result of the profile she has built for herself across the internet and social media through her online baking project, Baking Blind. If successful, P…

Date
28 March 2017 12:00
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Blind veteran from Ilford receives prestigious medal for helping liberate France from the Nazis

Given the amount of time Schera spent overseas during the War, and the incredibly diverse range of countries he was deployed in, his story is one of relentless sacrifice and tremendous nerve. He says: “Between 1939 and 1945, I only really had a few…

Date
06 February 2017 09:30
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