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Home Visitor: Lowestoft, Suffolk

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Lowestoft, Suffolk

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our Royal Signals veteran in Suffolk. Serving as a Dispatch Rider, our veteran was posted to Egypt, Germany, France and Ireland. He has always loved boats and is also a big fan of autobiographies, espe…

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Royal Parks Half Marathon Cheer Squad

Length of Role
One-off
Location
Lancaster Gate, London

Fancy a goody bag and a great day out?! We are looking for enthusiastic cheerers to support our amazing Blind Veterans UK runners as they take on the Royal Parks Foundations Half Marathon on 8 October. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to gi…

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Lunch Club Drivers: Surrey & Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Surrey & Sussex

Our veterans living across Sussex and Surrey would like to be able to attend the quarterly Blind Veterans UK Lunch Club. The Lunch Clubs are a regular quarterly event offering support and friendship for our members, reducing isolation by providing th…

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Home Visitor: Abergele, North Wales

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Abergele, North Wales

We are looking for a volunteer to provide some company for one of our blind veterans who also has difficulty hearing. Someone with patience and understanding could make such a difference and would also enable his wife to have a little ‘me time’ durin…

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Home Visitor: Wallasey, Wirral

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Wallasey, Wirral

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to provide much needed company for our Wallasey- based veteran.  Deployed to North Africa and Italy during World War 2 our veteran also took part in the Normandy landings.  He enjoys TV and is a keen Everton su…

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Home Visitor: Worthing, West Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Worthing, East Sussex

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our veteran in Worthing. Having joined the Royal West Kent regiment in 1938, our veteran manned coastal defences in Sussex and the Isle of Wight. He then transferred to the Royal Artillery and was post…

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Home Visitor: Maidstone, Kent

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Maidstone, Kent

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our veteran in Kent. She had a very enjoyable time in her 8 years with the Territorial Army 77 Surrey Company in the 60s. After her discharge as Corporal, she then focused her attention to dog breeding…

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Home Visitor: Crowborough, East Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Crowborough, East Sussex

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our veteran in Crowborough. Having joined the Royal Artillery in 1953, he had an interesting time serving in Japan and Korea before returning to the UK and becoming an engineer. Before losing his sight…

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Home Visitor: Ruislip, Middlesex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Ruislip, Middlesex

We are looking for an older, male volunteer to visit our veteran in Ruislip. He is a big football fan and would love someone who he could chat to about his favourite team - Queen's Park Rangers! He is interested in politics and is always up to date o…

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Home Visitor: Rotherhithe, London

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Rotherhithe, London

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our veteran living in the heart of London. Having trained as a marine engineer, he joined the Royal Artillery in 1950, serving in Korea and Malaysia before transferring to the Royal Engineers. After be…

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Home Visitor: Slough

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Slough

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit one of our younger veterans in Slough. Having joined the Royal Navy and trained as an Air Engineering Mechanic, he spent most of his service life on board HMS Ark Royal. He then returned to the UK to w…

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Home Visitor: Worthing, West Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Worthing, West Sussex

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our veteran in Worthing. After serving with the RAF in Singapore as a Leading Stoker, he then returned to the UK and became a semi-professional footballer! Before losing his sight, he enjoyed gardening…

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