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



Billy Watson on a horse

Celebrating Royal Ascot

Ernest ‘Jockey’ Woods, as his name suggests, had a background with horses working at a horse racing stables prior to enlisting. He served as a Private in the King’s Own Rifles and lost his sight at Arras in 1917. After coming to us he went on to pur…

22 June 2017 15:00
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Arsenal v Chelsea - blind veterans play ball

This weekend sees the FA Cup Final taking place at Wembley between Arsenal and Chelsea. We really do not know where we should stand on the question of which team to support.  Our relationship with both teams goes back many years. Many of our First Wo…

25 May 2017 09:40
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Blind veterans playing pushball at Regent's Park in 1916

Pushball: an unusual game in Regent’s Park

Pushball originated in the United States in the late nineteenth century. Its creator, Moses Crane of Massachusetts, watched a lot of American football but felt that he and other spectators often struggled to see the ball. He thought a very much large…

26 April 2017 22:00
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