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



Lord Ian Fraser outside House of Parliament

For Parliament, it’s height, not sight, that you need

Ian became a BBC Governor in 1936 and had to step down as an MP, as it was not then permitted to hold both positions. He later returned to politics, becoming MP for Lonsdale in 1940 and remaining so until 1958, when he joined the House of Lords. Lo…

8 June 2017 10:00
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Photo of Edward Gaines and Peter Oliver wearing their French medals

Two blind veterans receive medal for helping liberate France

Peter Oliver, 89 from Bournemouth, and Edward Gaines, 92 from Poole, were presented with the prestigious honour by Capt. Francois Jean, the Honorary French Consul, on behalf of French president Emmanuel Macron, they were the first D-Day veterans to …

31 May 2017 11:30
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Arsenal v Chelsea - blind veterans play ball

This weekend sees the FA Cup Final taking place at Wembley between Arsenal and Chelsea. We really do not know where we should stand on the question of which team to support.  Our relationship with both teams goes back many years. Many of our First Wo…

25 May 2017 09:40
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