Insider Media: New autonomous vehicle trial launched with Blind Veterans UK

6 March 2019
Source: Insider Media

A Coventry-based autonomous vehicle business will start a trial showcasing how the technology can deliver improved mobility and independence for people with health conditions and disabilities. Aurrigo, which employs 85 people across its Advanced Engineering Centre in the West Midlands and offices in the US, Canada and Australia, is conducting the driverless pods trial involving blind veterans in Brighton. The

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Blind Veterans UK: March is for Veterans

Blind Veterans UK Logo

12 February 2019
Source: Blind Veterans UK

March is the month in the year Blind Veterans UK dedicate to bringing together all their supporters and invite you to get involved in any way you can. Will you join them and make a difference for our blind veterans? There are lots of ways you can take part to raise urgently needed funds for ex-Service men and women who

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Age Scotland, Action on Hearing Loss Scotland, and Scottish War Blinded (as partners in the Unforgotten Forces consortium): Combating Sight and Hearing Loss

4 January 2019
Source: Scottish War Blinded

Age Scotland, Action on Hearing Loss Scotland, and Scottish War Blinded (as partners in the Unforgotten Forces consortium), have put together this practical guide for older veterans who are living with sensory loss, primarily sight and hearing. The guide details in clear concise language the advice and support available, and goes a long way in helping point individuals in the

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Blind Veterans UK: Vacancy: Rehabilitation Lead for IT (Information Technology)

3 January 2019
Source: Blind Veterans UK

Would you enjoy the challenge of using your empathy, digital knowledge, computer skills and understanding of accessible technology to help veterans who have lost their sight? 31,846 per annum Contract Type:  Permanent Location:  Brighton Closing Date: 11:59 PM on 13 January 2019 35 hours per week Your background may be as diverse as IT itself and we welcome everyone who

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Blind Veterans UK: Vacancy: Senior Research Associate /Senior Scientist – (Social and Welfare)

26 November 2018
Source: Blind Veterans UK

An exciting opportunity as Blind Veterans UK are currently looking for a Senior Research Associate/Senior Scientist – (Social and Welfare) to support the Research and Innovation team for a three year fixed term post. Up to £42,000 per annum depending on experience Contract Type:  Fixed Term Location:  Marylebone, London Closing date is midday on 4 December 2018 Blind Veterans UK

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Research and innovation seminar series: Sight-loss as a consequence of traumatic brain injury and mental health implications

14 May 2018
Source: Blind Veterans UK

On Wednesday, the 23rd of May Blind Veterans UK will be running their annual Seminar. This year, the seminar is in collaboration with The University of Manchester and as always with Project Gemini Veterans Exchange. Please see attached the programme for a unique international seminar, bringing Veterans and World renowned experts together to discuss Sight loss as a consequence of

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Vision UK supports the Blind Veterans UK and RNIB responses to the appointment of Tracey Crouch as Minister for Loneliness

17 January 2018
Source: Vision UK

Blind Veterans UK welcomes the announcement today (17/1) of a new Minister for Loneliness, in response to the publication of recommendations from the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness. ‘We know that loneliness and isolation are issues that affect many vision-impaired veterans in the UK, due to the combined impact of sight loss and increasing age. Some research we did with

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Blind Veterans UK and Sussex Eye Hospital launch exhibition by vision-impaired artists to mark National Eye Health Week

21 September 2017
Source: Blind Veterans UK

To mark National Eye Health Week (18-24 September), sight loss charity Blind Veterans UK has partnered with Sussex Eye Hospital to launch an exhibition of artworks by blind and vision-impaired veterans. The exhibition at Sussex Eye Hospital features nine decorative mosaic panels which reflect scenes of Sussex life, such as Brighton pier and the South Downs. They were created in

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Blind Veterans UK, Vacancy: Communications Officer

2 February 2017
Source: Blind Veterans UK

Up to £32,406 per annum   35 hours per week Marylebone, London 9 Months Fixed Term Contract At Blind Veterans UK, we believe that no one who has served our country should have to battle blindness alone. We offer blind veterans access to the highest quality of service to help them discover life beyond sight loss. We have an exciting

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This Remembrance Sunday over 100 Blind Veterans will march to the Cenotaph

11 November 2016
Source: Blind Veterans UK

Every year Blind Veterans UK and its vision-impaired ex-Service men and women take part in the National Remembrance Commemorations. What is Remembrance? Every year in the United Kingdom we hold a National Service of Remembrance to remember everyone who has lost their lives or suffered as a result of conflict. About the service The service is held at the Cenotaph

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