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Home Visitor: Stockton

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Stockton, County Durham

Our veteran served in the WRAF as a driver from 1941 to 1946 and was stationed across the UK.  She is now 94 years old and often feels at a loss as she struggles to fill her time.  She used to be an avid reader and still listens to as many talking bo…

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Home Visitor: Saltburn by the Sea

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Saltburn by the Sea

Our 93 year old WRNS veteran trained as a cook for the Royal Navy and was posted to HMS Excellent as WW2 was ending.  She still has a great love of cooking and baking which we would like to support her to continue enjoying. Our veteran would also lik…

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Driver: Oxford

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Oxfordshire

Blind Veterans UK is looking for volunteers to help transport our members to our monthly lunch clubs in the Oxford area. Lunch clubs occur on the 2nd Thursday each month and are a great opportunity for our members to catch up with each other over a g…

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Home Visitor: Hinckley, Leicestershire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Hinckley, Leicestershire

In his military days, our RAF veteran was based in Mountbatten, Plymouth and was involved in Air-Sea rescue. Following this, he became a bus inspector and developed a love of caravanning! Now in his late 90s and sadly suffering from a terminal illnes…

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Walking Companion: Oldbury, West Midlands

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Walking Companion: Oldbury, West Midlands

Our Oldbury based RAF veteran would love a volunteer to escort him on walks and talk to. Having lost his sight over 40 years ago, our veteran now has declining hearing which has caused him to lose a lot of confidence. He would love a volunteer to hel…

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Archery & Stamp Collecting Companion: Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford, Essex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford, Essex

Our RAF veteran has two very different hobbies: stamp collecting and archery! He attends archery club every Monday evening and would benefit hugely from a volunteer who could accompany him to the club. He would also love someone with a good sense of …

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Home Visitor: Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Chelmsford, Essex

Our Royal Navy veteran had an interesting time serving on Hunt and Battle Class Destroyers in the North Sea, South East Asia, Colombo and the Isle of Man. He used to enjoy photography, but since losing his sight has been operating his own online radi…

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Shopping Companion: Northampton

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Outings & Shopping Companion: Northampton

Our British Army Royal Signals veteran has an eclectic mixture of interests, including painting watercolours, snooker, angling, and ballads. He enjoys nature and being outdoors, and would love a volunteer with a good sense of humour to accompany him …

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Arts & Crafts Companion: Piddington, Northamptonshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Piddington, Northamptonshire

A recent visit to our Brighton centre has inspired our Royal Military Police veteran to get creative! He would like a volunteer to visit him in his home to provide company and help him with his arts & crafts. At the moment he particularly enjoys …

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Home Visitor: Felixstowe, Suffolk

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Felixstowe, Suffolk

Our veteran has had a fascinating life, having served with the Indian and British Armies before embarking on a second career in vehicle sales which saw him working in Africa, USA, Australia and Europe. Now based in Felixstowe, he would like a reliabl…

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Home Visitor: Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

Our Royal Engineers veteran had a fascinating career in the miltary, fighting in the Normandy invasion through France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. Before losing his sight he enjoy fishing and yoga; now in his 90s, he spends his time listening to th…

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Home Visitor: Shrewsbury, West Midlands

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Shrewsbury, West Midlands

Our green-fingered RAF veteran has won prizes for his gardening talents! Before losing his sight, he had a wide range of hobbies including boxing and ballroom dancing, but since losing his sight, spends his time listening to music. With his wife very…

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