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Photo of Maria Pikulski and other blind veterans and volunteers at Veteran's Cafe, Leyland 2018

Veteran’s Café in Leyland

One success story is in Leyland, Lancashire where ex-Service men and women can meet at a Veteran’s Café.Initially attended by a few blind veterans, interest has steadily grown over the last few months and now around 20 members, partners and carers c…

Date
18 October 2017 12:00
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Photo of Chloë Costello and Prudhoe Army blind veteran grandfather Ian Henderson sitting together

Granddaughter of Prudhoe Army veteran urges others to refer their loved ones to us this Grandparents’ Day

Chloë, 18, from Corbridge, said: “It was really sad for us when grandad lost his sight because the simple things he used to enjoy, like watching the football or reading the paper, suddenly became a real struggle. But since he found out about Blind V…

Date
1 October 2017 08:00
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 Gareth Prytherch sitting down

RAF Full Time Reservist completes last leg of 1434 mile run for our military charity

Gareth Prytherch, originally from Llandudno, set himself the New Year’s challenge to raise funds for and awareness of our charity. He arrived at the number as it is the total distance between the charity’s training and rehabilitation centre in his h…

Date
28 September 2017 12:00
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