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Home Visitor: Whitby, Yorkshire

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Ongoing
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Whitby, Yorkshire

This musical veteran served as a Signalman with the Royal Corps of Signals from 1952 to 1953 before a career in building.┬áHe 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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Volunteer Driver: Newport, Gwent

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Ongoing
Location
Newport, Gwent

Blind Veterans UK is looking for a volunteer to assist one of our members and his wife who served in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers during the 50s. He was posted to Germany as a recovery mechanic. Upon discharge he returned to the UK w…

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Driver: Dorset

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Ongoing
Location
Dorset

Blind Veterans UK is looking for volunteers to help transport our members to our quarterly lunch clubs in the Dorset area. Lunch clubs are a great opportunity for our members to catch up with each other over a good meal. We love our volunteers to get…

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Driver: Truro/Redruth

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Truro/Redruth

Blind Veterans UK is looking for volunteers to help transport our members to our quarterly lunch clubs in the Truro area. Lunch clubs are a great opportunity for our members to catch up with each other over a good meal. We love our volunteers to get …

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Driver: Southampton

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Southampton

Blind Veterans UK is looking for volunteers to help transport our members to our quarterly lunch clubs in the Southampton area. Lunch clubs are a great opportunity for our members to catch up with each other over a good meal. We love our volunteers t…

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Driver: Exeter

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Exeter

Blind Veterans UK is looking for volunteers to help transport our members to our quarterly lunch clubs in the Exeter area. Lunch clubs are a great opportunity for our members to catch up with each other over a good meal. We love our volunteers to get…

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Lunch Club Coordinator: Bristol/Gloucestershire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Bristol/Gloucestershire

Blind Veterans UK is looking for a volunteer to help coordinate two of our local lunch clubs in Bristol and Stroud. Our quarterly run lunch clubs are an extremely important service for many of our veterans allowing them to get together and catch up w…

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Driver: Honiton, Devon

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Honiton, Devon

Blind Veterans UK is looking for a volunteer to assist one of our members who joined the RAF in 1943. He trained as a flight engineer but later became an airfield controller, serving in the UK. On discharge he worked for railways and latterly worked …

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Shopper: Poole, Dorset

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Poole, Dorset

Blind Veterans UK is looking for a volunteer to visit one of our members who joined the WRNS in 1956 and starting out as an Air Radio Mechanic. She was commissioned in 1959 and became a Photographic Interpreter. Following service she and her husband,…

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Home Visitor: Newton Ferrers, Devon

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Newton Ferrers, Devon

Blind Veterans UK is looking for a volunteer to assist one of our members who served in the Royal Navy in England, Scotland and Korea, after his discharge as a Leading Radio Electrical Mechanic he worked maintaining radios and radars. Immigrating to …

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Community Events Assistant: North West

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
North West

We are looking for volunteers to be part of a successful team of dedicated fundraising volunteers who can assist our Community and Events team in operating local events in Wales and the North East areas throughout the year to raise funds to support B…

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Home Visitor: Sherborne, Dorset

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Sherborne, Dorset

Blind Veterans UK is looking for a volunteer to visit one of our members. Qualifying as a nurse, she joined the Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service in 1945 and went to Haslar and then Minterne Magna Naval Hospitals. She was further drafted …

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