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Blind veteran John Endres catching a large fish during Fishing Week

Life at sea: our blind veterans enjoy Fishing Week

  The week started with fishing off Llandudno Victoria pier on Monday followed by fishing at Colwyn bay beach on Tuesday. Wednesday and Thursday was spent deep sea fishing off the coast of North wales and finally on Friday the members popped in to R…

Date
23 July 2017 09:00
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Roy Sinton & Patricia Hodge

Liverpool blind veteran to have fuchsias featured in Hampton Court show garden

Roy Sinton, 92 and from Formby, will be supplying the fuchsias to the garden through Sintons’ Nurseries, the company he founded. He’ll also be making a miniature gardens for the garden as part of a special week of gardening activities for blind veter…

Date
29 June 2017 16:00
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Black and white photo of our former Patron Lord Fraser MP standing outside House of Commons

For Parliament, it’s height, not sight, that you need

Ian became a BBC Governor in 1936 and had to step down as an MP, as it was not then permitted to hold both positions. He later returned to politics, becoming MP for Lonsdale in 1940 and remaining so until 1958, when he joined the House of Lords. Lo…

Date
8 June 2017 10:00
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