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2020

The Blesma News for 2020 covering news, activities and fundraising events for limbless veterans. 

  • Have your Say!

    Survey
    25 November 2020

    As we all know too well, 2020 has been a year of fast-moving changes to the way in which we all live, work and spend our free time. Blesma is keen to gather information on how we can best serve our Members following the long months of lockdown and into the New Year. Please take the opportunity to give us your thoughts by filling in our Members’ survey here. You will also find a paper version has been inserted into the latest issue of the Bulletin. Topics include... Blesma Connects It has been

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  • Coronavirus information for Blesma Members

    Blesma logo
    20 November 2020

    The outbreak of Coronavirus/COVID-19 in the UK, and globally is deeply concerning. As the pandemic develops Blesma is taking daily account of the situation and the governmental measures relating to it. Our absolute first concern is to the health and wellbeing of our Members and staff and we are continually reviewing how we deliver our services to ensure this is the case. INFORMATION FOR OUR MEMBERS Please know that Blesma will continue to support its Members in all the ways it can. Ours is an Association founded

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  • The Remembrance 11k - Thank you!

    Remembrance
    12 November 2020

    This year Blesma looked to create an event which would bring our community together for Remembrance, despite the obstacles posed by Coronavirus. Though fundraising was never the primary aim of the Remembrance 11k, incredibly, more than £20,000 has now been raised to support Blesma’s injured veterans. More than 200 participants took part, running, cycling or otherwise – to remember in every corner of the country, and even beyond, in France and the USA! We have been completely overwhelmed by the positive response to this new blended style of event, and the inc

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  • Watch the Blesma Remembrance 11k, live this Armistice day!

    Sean Rose
    7 November 2020

    Blesma is set to run its first live streamed event this Armistice day, virtually bringing together the Blesma community to honour the fallen. As over 180 participants are set to take part in Blesma’s Remembrance 11k event around the country, the live stream event will catch up with those Blesma Members, their families, staff and supporters taking part on Sunday in real time wherever they are, as well as showcasing several in-depth interviews with participants who have a deep connection with Remembrance and the Association. Hosted by Royal Air Force Veteran,

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