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Latest news from Blesma, The Limbless Veterans


  • The Blesma Summer Squat Challenge Begins today!

    Summer Squat Challenge
    1 August 2022

    Sign up to Squat for Blesma! Today is August 1st which marks the start of Blesma’s Summer Squat challenge. Join us, and complete 90 squats a day throughout August to get fit and raise funds for our Injured Veterans. When you register you will receive a FREE T-shirt, and you will have access to a supportive Facebook group of your fellow fundraisers. To sign up and receive your FREE T-shirt, click here: Then, why not

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  • International Friendship day: Maureen and Margaret's story

    Seniors Week Maureen and Margaret
    30 July 2022

    It's The International Day of Friendship!  

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  • Limb Centres, Blesma and you

    Limb Centres
    29 July 2022

    The Association is on a mission to help NHS Limb centres understand the unique challenges faced by Military Amputees. Limb Centres are crucial to the wellbeing of every amputee. They are run both by the NHS directly and by third party service providers who offer care on behalf of the NHS. The partnership between these organisations, the NHS and Blesma is vital in ensuring veterans receive the care they need. Brian Chenier, Blesma’s Support Officer (Prosthetics), is the main link between the Limb Centres and the Association. He is undertaking a series of visi

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  • Blesma Members get their Game on at Insomnia

    Insomnia Festival
    21 July 2022

    Injured Veterans visit Insomnia Gaming Festival! In April, Blesma’s newly launched official Esports Team, ‘The Blesma Legends’ got the chance to meet up in person and compete in their debut outing at Birmingham’s legendary Gaming Festival – Insomnia Many guests of Insomnia Festival’s ‘Bring Your Own Computer’ LAN party (BYOC) bought with them their own computers and consoles, from the latest PlayStations to personalised gaming PCs. While connected to the LAN, the gamers are part of one vast network and could be playing matches against anyone in the room. Within t

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