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



Photo of blind veteran Steve Nixon and Brighton centre Sports and Recreation Manager, Louise Timms on a  tandem bike

A recovery from hell: 25 years as a beneficiary of our charity, blind veteran Steve continues to inspire

Blind veteran Steve Nixon and Louise Timms, Sports and Recreation Manager at our Brighton centre, have cycled in tandem through the South Downs. As the pair take on the steep hill towards the finish, former Royal Marine Steve recites a continuous str…

30 November 2017 17:00
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Mary Turton

Mary Turton speaks of work at Bletchley Park and Germany in 1938

School days and Germany in 1938 “In the Lower Fifth, I was given the opportunity to take up a new language. I loved French, and thought another language would be great, especially as you could drop Art and Geography if you took up German, so I cheer…

20 November 2017 08:30
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Photo of blind veteran Ken Towsey sitting holding a photo of himself as a young man in uniform

Blind Veterans UK launches campaign for public to rethink veterans

As the country enters its annual period of Remembrance, we are calling on the public to rethink who they consider to be a veteran in a bid to reach the thousands of ex-Service men and women battling severe sight loss would could be missing out on ou…

1 November 2017 16:00
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