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2019

The Blesma News for 2019 covering news, activities and fundraising events for limbless veterans. 

  • Donate your leftover travel money to Blesma

    Medals and Blesma wreath
    27 August 2019

    Do you have a drawer or jam jar, filled with foreign coins, left over travel money from previous holidays? Would you consider donating that forgotten currency to help fund our work? It's easy to donate your leftover holiday cash; Simply fill out our charity exchange form and send it along with your currency to our

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  • Vacancy for the position of Chief Executive

    7 August 2019

    Blesma, The Limbless Veterans, is a specialist Association and charity which has been focused on the challenges of limb loss and loss of use of limb since the First World War. It takes great pride in knowing its Members and their families individually and being there to assist independence and fulfilment through life. Blesma has always been steered by the wishes of the membership and this ensures it is as relevant today as it was for the veterans of the First World War. The Association has moved to new premises in Chelmsford and is seeking a new Chief Executive to implemen

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  • Barry Le Grys to step down. Chairman's letter to our Membership.

    1 August 2019

    Blesma has confirmed that Chief Executive Barry Le Grys is stepping down from his role. An update from our Chairman. Dear Blesma Members, Those of you who attended Members Weekend will have heard me tell those gathered that Blesma is in good shape. Unfortunately, against this successful backdrop our Chief Executive, Barry Le Grys, has been approached to take on a challenging Chief Executive role with the Motability charity, an organis

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  • Introducing A Plan – Custom Insurance for Blesma Members.

    24 July 2019

    Blesma is proud to be partnering with A Plan Travelling with health conditions or disabilities can be very expensive, insurance can be unaffordable , sometimes making trips abroad extremely difficult for our Members. Blesma has partnered with A-Plan Farnham, who help thousands of people enjoy their holidays and overseas trips every year by finding the right insurance policy to fit every individual requirement. A Plan can help with pre-existing medical conditions and extre

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