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Veteran Chris Humphrey in his garden

Norwich blind veteran to welcome visitors to Hampton Court show garden

Chris Humphrey, 65 and from Thorpe End, will be volunteering as an ambassador for Blind Veterans UK and welcoming visitors to the garden and encouraging anyone who could receive support from us to get in touch. After joining the Royal Navy in 1967, …

Date
3 July 2017 14:00
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Volunteer Izzy Jones climbs Snowdon

Student volunteer climbs Snowdon blindfolded

  Izzy Jones, originally from Abergele Conwy County, embarked on the epic walk earlier this month. Getting through the daunting task, Izzy says it was the support of her guide that got her to the top of the mountain in one piece. Starting out on the…

Date
26 June 2017 14:00
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Blind veteran Alec Biggs

From Regent’s Park to Shanghai – a blind veteran in China

Alec’s eyesight began to fail as a result of his service and he joined us in 1919. He spent time at our then base in Regent’s Park, where he learnt to read and write braille, to type, and trained as a masseur, or physiotherapist. Alec also enjoyed t…

Date
15 June 2017 09:00
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