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Archery Companion: Belper, Derbyshire (no experience required!)

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Belper, Derbyshire

Can you help our Belper-based blind veteran in keen to develop his archery skills?! He would love the support of a volunteer who accompany him to his local archery club.  If you could spare approximately 3 hours on a Saturday afternoon from late Apri…

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Home Visitor: Cambridgeshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Ely, Cambridgeshire

Our RAF veteran was trained as aircrew in Tiger Moths and after commissioning in 1944 he flew Spitfires, being stationed in Italy, Egypt, Greece and Malta.  Prior to his sight loss, he enjoyed travelling, driving and holidays but now enjoys watching …

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Home Visitor: Hertfordshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Tring, Hertfordshire

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to take our Royal Army Education Corps for National Service veteran for a walk.  He is quite mobile with a walking stick.  Before losing his sight, he was Lay Preacher and took service once or twice a month. He…

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Home Visitors: Blackpool

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Blackpool

We are looking for friendly volunteers who could provide company and companionship to our lovely Blackpool based veterans. By providing regular companionship, social interaction and building a positive one-to-one relationship you can help to reduce t…

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Home Visitor: Berwickshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Berwickshire

We are looking for a volunteer to visit our Army Veteran in Lauder, Berwickshire. This veteran loves all things history and very much enjoys talking about this topic, in particular North American or Scottish history. Could you spare some time every c…

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Home Visitor: Poulton-Le-Flyde

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Poulton-Le-Flyde

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our lovely veteran in Poulton-Le-Flyde. Before losing her sight, she was a keen knitter and enjoyed anything crafty. Now in her 90’s and with very poor eye sight, she struggles  to get out and about. W…

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Home Visitor: Norfolk

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Downham Market, Norfolk

As a member of NO3 Unit Movements, Embarkation, our RAF veteran was responsible for helping with troop and equipment movements from various dockyards including Liverpool and Stranraer. Before his sight deteriorated, playing the piano was his passion …

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Home Visitor: Edingburgh

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Edingburgh

We  are looking for a volunteer to visit our veteran near Edinburgh. Once a keen fisherman but unable to do this due to sight loss, he would very much benefit from company and companionship on a fortnightly basis. Please note, this veteran is a smoke…

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Home Visitor: Glasgow

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Glasgow

We are looking for a chatty and friendly volunteer to visit our lovely veteran in Glasgow. She was previously in the Beauty industry and used to travel a lot. She would benefit greatly from someone visiting her for company and companionship and someo…

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Home Visitor: Swindon, Wiltshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Swindon

Blind Veterans UK are looking for a volunteer to support one of our members who would like some assistance with telephone calls, paying bills and organising paperwork on a monthly basis. If you could spare a few hours to support this lovely gentleman…

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Home Visitor: Weymouth, Dorset

Length of Role
Ongoing

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our veteran in Weymouth. Now in his ‘90s, he served in the Home Guard.  He has a great sense of humour and enjoys gardening and short walks; although he finds it difficult to cross roads and using step…

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Home Visitor: Bournemouth, Dorset

Length of Role
Ongoing

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our veteran at home and possibly accompany her for shopping and out for a coffee occasionally. If you could spare a few hours to spend some time with this lovely lady, we would really like to hear from…

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