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



John Robinson (right) preparing to march at the cenotaph with his guide Connor Dooley

Blind veteran enjoys ‘miracle march’ at the Cenotaph

John Robinson, 51 and from Connah's Quay, marched with more than 100 other blind veterans supported by Blind Veterans UK. He marched only one week after being discharged from hospital. John, who has suffered a heart attack before, began to feel unwel…

15 November 2017 11:00
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Photo of blind veteran Michael Ashman using his Synapptic device in the Brighton centre

Blind Veterans UK issues its 1000th Synapptic device

Michael Ashman, 88 and from Surrey, received the device, a tablet, while attending the charity’s training and rehabilitation centre in Brighton. In doing so, he became the 1000th blind veteran that we've provided a device with. Michael’s sight began…

31 October 2017 10:00
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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 …

10 October 2017 10:00
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