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Driver: Hook, Hampshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Hook, Hampshire

Having lost her sight whilst in the RAF, our veteran now lives in Hook with her two small children. With her husband away on tour, our veteran would love a volunteer to help her take her children shopping and to hospital appointments, a task that has…

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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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Home Visitor: Solihull, West Midlands

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Solihull, West Midlands

Our blind veteran is a lovely man who is quite lonely and would really benefit from a home visiting volunteer. Initially visits will take place at his home, but hopefully as his confidence grows there may be opportunities to get out and about close t…

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Home Visitor: Solihull, West Midlands

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Solihull, West Midlands

Our blind veteran served in the Royal Navy as an Engineer, spending time in the Far East. He has an interest in brushing up his French, enjoys history and crosswords (but now would like help with these) and prior to his sight loss he enjoyed watching…

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Home Visitor: Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

Our elderly blind veteran served in the army for several years. He used to love painting and is self-taught. He loves all music, but particularly BIg Band. He would really benefit from a volunteer visiting him once a week for a nice chat and a cup of…

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Home Visitor: SW Birmingham

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands

We are looking for someone who would be interested in becoming a home visiting volunteer for one of our wonderful blind veterans. Our veteran has a love of DIY, and throughout his life he has had jobs which involved using these skills and he does mis…

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Home Visitor: SW Birmingham

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Nr. Cofton Hackett, Birmingham

Would you like to enable one of our blind veterans who is quite lonely to become less isolated and improve his quality of life? Our blind veteran is looking for someone to accompany him out to his local social club. The most important requirements fo…

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Gardening Companion: Burgess Hill, West Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Burgess Hill, West Sussex

Our Hartfield born veteran served not only with the Royal Navy on battleship HMS King George V, but went on to serve in the Royal Army Medical Corps. In his younger days, he was a long-distance runner and competed in the London Marathon and other rac…

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Home Visitor: Thatcham, Berkshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Thatcham, Berkshire

Blind Veterans UK is looking for a friendly and helpful volunteer to visit our Army veteran based in Thatcham. With limited family in the area, our veteran would love a volunteer to help him and his wife get out and about in his local area for a coff…

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Home Visitor: Winnersh, Wokingham

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Winnersh, Wokingham

This veteran had a fascinating time in the military, serving first as a Petty Officer Airman in the Navy, before serving as a Telegraphist/Gunner, flying in Swordfish, Barracuda and Grumman Avenger planes in Skegness, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and Yeovil…

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Home Visitor: Bognor Regis, West Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Bognor Regis, West Sussex

After serving in the RAF as Aircraftman 1st Class, our veteran had an interesting second career as an engineer for Mercedes Benz. Before losing his sight our veteran loved driving and cycling, and spent a lot of his spare time reading. Now in his lat…

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Home Visitor: Whitby, Yorkshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Whitby, Yorkshire

This musical veteran served as a Signalman with the Royal Corps of Signals from 1952 to 1953 before a career in building. He used to spend a lot of his spare time singing in Fishermen's choirs but stopped when his sight loss meant that he couldn't re…

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