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The Blesma News for 2018 covering news, activities and fundraising events for limbless veterans. 

  • Safestore Fareham supports Blesma with storage facility

    18 September 2018

    Safestore’s Fareham branch are kindly helping Blesma to store adapted skiing equipment securely and at a very reasonable price. The charity lacks the space to keep the ski-bikes and the equipment that goes with them at their own offices in Chadwell Heath, so a cost-effective and safe environment was vital as Members use the equipment throughout the winter sports season. Safestore has allowed all our bikes to be safely secured and kept under one roof for ease of access whenever they are

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  • Blesma to feature heavily in fourth Invictus Games

    12 September 2018

    Twenty one Blesma Members have been selected to compete for the UK team at this year’s Invictus Games, which will be held in Sydney, Australia in October. More hopefuls than ever before – a whopping 451 people – applied to be a part of the UK squad, with just 72 wounded, injured and sick military personnel and veterans selected. The Games will see 500 competitors from 18 nations compete in 11 adaptive sports, with sailing set to be introduced for the first time. Blesma Member Spencer Bull, who was only medically discharged from the Army last Decembe

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  • The Blesma Photographic Competition is now open for entries!

    7 September 2018

    Blesma Calendar competition 2019  It's an open theme this year. We want you to send in pictures that capture the beauty of the countryside, cities, people and all the wonderful life within it.   From all your entries, the best photographs will be chosen to make up the Blesma Calendar for 2019, which all members will receive a copy. 

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  • Winners of Grand Prize Draw 2018 announced

    22 August 2018

    The lucky winners of the highly anticipated Grand Prize Draw have been announced. The Grand Prize Draw 2018 was launched earlier this year as part of Blesma’s annual fundraising initiative Blesma Week. Prizes up for grabs included the chance to win £1000 kindly donated by Centro PLC and a luxury hamper donated by Procter and Gamble. This year, the fundraiser raised an incredible £6,845 for our injured veterans. All proceeds raised through Blesma Week will go towards funding Blesma’s vital work supporting injured serving personnel and veterans. Blesma Member and Outre

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