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Home Visitor: Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

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Ongoing
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Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

Our Royal Engineers veteran had a fascinating career in the military, 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 t…

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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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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: 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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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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Walking Companion: Oldbury, West Midlands

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Ongoing
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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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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: Petersfield, Hampshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Petersfield, Hampshire

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to help transport our veteran and his guide dog on a return journey from Petersfield twice a week to the QA Hospital in Portsmouth to visit his wife. If you a driver with your own car and are able to spare 2-3 …

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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: 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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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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Radio Play Society Volunteer

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Ovingdean, East Sussex

Do you have a passion for drama and comedy and an interest in radio or theatre productions? An exciting opportunity has arisen to assist members of Blind Veterans in the running of a regular Radio Play Society at our Brighton Centre.  Key activities …

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