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Home Visitor: Liversedge, West Yorkshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Liversedge, West Yorkshire

Would you like to visit one of our younger blinded veterans at home to provide company and conversation as well as assist him to get out and about within his local community?  Our veterans enjoys football, visiting the gym, tandem cycling and likes a…

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Home Visitor: Lytham, St Annes

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Lytham

Are you interested in Rugby? Would you like to visit and support one of our veterans who is a keen rugby supporter.  By providing regular companionship, social interaction and building a positive one-to-one relationship you can help to reduce the eff…

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Home Visitor: St Helens, Merseyside

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
St Helens, Merseyside

Our blind veterans are seeking home visitors in the St Helens area to provide regular companionship, company and social interaction. By building a positive one-to-one relationship you can help to reduce the effects of isolation so commonly experience…

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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: Cleator, Cumbria

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Cleator, Cumbria

Would you like to visit a blind Army veteran living in Cleator who feels quite lonely. By providing regular companionship, social interaction and building a positive one-to-one relationship you can help to reduce the effects of isolation so commonly …

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Home Visitor: Nottingham

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Nottingham

Blind Veterans UK is looking for a volunteer to visit a veteran who served with the No. 47 Royal Marine Commando and took part in the D-Day landings at Gold Beach. At 93 years old, our blind veteran is a sociable man would like someone to visit him o…

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Home Visitor/Outings Companion: Banbury, Oxfordshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Banbury, Oxfordshire

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our Royal Army veteran in Banbury. He is a chatty man and has a great interest in local history and current affairs. He would love a volunteer who could visit him and read him the newspaper, or take hi…

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Home Visitor/Outings Companion: Watton, Norfolk

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Watton, Thetford, Norfolk

Blind Veterans UK are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our Home Guard veteran in Watton. After joining the Land Army she was transferred to the Home Guard in 1942 and lived through the Blitz in London. Now in her mid-90s, she has very little…

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Home Visitor: Tring, Hertfordshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Tring, Hertfordshire

We are looking for a friendly and patient volunteer to visit our cat loving veteran in Tring. Having served in the Royal Marines, he is full of interesting stories about his time in the military. Recently widowed, he now feels very lonely so would be…

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Home Visitor: Tring, Hertfordshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Tring, Hertfordshire

We are looking for a female volunteer who's a great listener to take our Tring-based veteran out for lunch or a walk in the local area. Having joined the RAF at only 18 years old, he went on to serve at various UK air stations before returning to the…

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Archery Assistant: Brough, Hull

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Brough, Hull

Our veteran is a keen archer but struggles to attend practice sessions or take part in competitions due to transport difficulties. He would love a volunteer who could drive him to training sessions at his local archery club on a Tuesday or Wednesday …

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Home Visitor: Swaffam, Norfolk

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Swaffam, Norfolk

We are looking for a volunteer to visit our Women's Air Force veteran based in Swaffham. Before losing her sight, she spent a lot of time in New Zealand, and loved birdwatching and enjoyed quizzes and crosswords. Now in her mid-90s she has recently b…

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