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



Blind veteran Audrey Manning with volunteer Harriet Garner's son, Jack.

Volunteer Harriet wins award for the companionship she provides blind veteran Audrey

At the end of last year our staff and volunteer awards were combined into the Blind Veterans UK One Team Awards. In line with our new charity values, these recognised those who have made an exceptional contribution to our charity. Harriet was one of …

16 January 2018 10:00
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A visit to see the Falklands War play “Minefield”

This is an innovative play starring six genuine veterans, three from each side of the Falklands War, and looks at what it means to be a veteran.Ex-Service men and women who once faced each other from across a battlefield, now face each other across …

3 January 2018 13:00
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Black and white photo of rehabilitation and training workshop at St Dunstan’s Lodge in Regent's Park

A Tale of Christmas

At the age of 18, having worked as a miner in the Welsh coalfields, Christmas Johns enlisted in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers as a Private. Although not wounded in action during World War One, he developed dysentery in 1915 and was ill for eight months. …

20 December 2017 12:00
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