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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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Mark Threadgold

Blind veterans Mark and Steve to complete three-day Iceland trek

Mark Threadgold, 49 and from Saltdean, was in the gym at our training and rehabilitation centre in Brighton when he first came across the challenge, which will begin on 31 August and has been arranged by The Not Forgotten Association. He says: “One …

Date
30 August 2017 10:00
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Battle of Passchendaele Nov 1917, men carry wounded soldiers through boggy land

On the centenary of Passchendaele, we remember them.

Constant shelling churned the clay soil and smashed drainage systems. Within a few days, the heaviest rain for 30 years had turned the soil into a bog, producing mud that clogged up rifles and immobilised tanks. It eventually became so deep that men …

Date
31 July 2017 07:00
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