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Black and white photo of former Wimbledon champion Suzanne Lenglen with 2 blind veterans inspecting tennis netting made by blind veterans

Wimbledon champion visits Blind Veterans UK

Suzanne is pictured here with two of our blind veterans and a tennis net they had made. Netting was one of the activities which was popular with the men, enjoyed both as a hobby and as an opportunity for them to produce items which could be sold in …

Date
29 June 2017 08:00
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Blind veteran Bernard Meehan wearing a Blind Veterans UK tie standing outside with his  guide dog

Blind veterans from Merseyside raise awareness of our charity ahead of Armed Force Day event

Bernard Meehan, 64-years-old, from St. Helens, is a blind Army veteran who served in the Royal Corps of Signals. Bernard, alongside other vision-impaired veterans and our community team, will come together at the Armed Forces Day national event 2017…

Date
22 June 2017 09:00
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Black and white photo of our former Patron Lord Fraser MP standing outside House of Commons

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…

Date
8 June 2017 10:00
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