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Blind veterans UK Racewalking

We have walking fever with the discovery of racewalking

For our early blind veterans learning to walk independently was a crucial stage in their rehabilitation after losing their sight. In addition to the obvious value of not needing a sighted person to accompany them everywhere, confidence in walking on…

Date
11 May 2017 11:00
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Photo of Adam Potts training in snowy mountains

Merchant seaman to take on 100km challenge

Adam Potts, 27, was convinced to take part in the ultra-challenge by his climbing and hillwalking partners.He explains: Outside of his long-distance endeavours, Adam is a merchant seaman. He explains: “I worked deep sea across the world for a few y…

Date
5 May 2017 10:00
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Tom and Amy cheersing

Blind veteran Tom and wife Amy celebrate 70 years together

 Tom and Amy attended a lunch club on Monday organised by our charity and were presented with an anniversary cake.  They were childhood sweethearts who first met when Tom bravely approached her in the shop where she was working.  Amy was 14 and To…

Date
27 April 2017 16:00
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