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Photo of Jackie Barber with her husband, Nick outside in the sun

Our charity calls on carers organisations to refer carers to its support this Carers Week, 12- 18 June 2017

Our charity is contacting 130 organisations via direct mail offering free leaflets, information packs and talks given by our volunteers about the support available for carers. It is also promoting its free services and support on social media, profi…

Date
12 June 2017 09:00
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‘A little army of girls’ – early volunteers at Blind Veterans UK

Our charity has been fortunate throughout its 102-year-old history to have been helped by thousands of wonderful volunteers.

Some of our earliest volunteers were female students from Bedford College. Founded in 1849, it was situated in Regent’…

Date
1 June 2017 09:00
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Photo of speakers from Life Beyond sight Loss seminar

Experts speak at first ever “Life Beyond Sight Loss” seminar

The seminar was part of an exchange programme called Project Gemini, which saw members of the US organisation the Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) visit our veterans.Now in its seventh year, Project Gemini enables our charity and the BVA to share …

Date
30 May 2017 09:00
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