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  • Grand Prize Draw winners

    Grand Prize Draw
    27 November 2019

    Congratulations to all the winners in our Blesma Prize draw! The winning numbers were: £2000 – 03135 £1000 – 23075 £500 – 04120 We were so glad to hear that one of our Blesma Members won the second prize! Thank you to everyone who supported the 2019 Grand Prize Draw!

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  • Real life stories: How a wounded soldier and nurse were reunited decades after WW2

    Waclaw and Staszczak
    19 November 2019

    The last time Maria Kowalska and Waclaw Domagala met she was a 21-year-old nurse and he was a teenage soldier who had just had a leg amputated. A cheery “Good Morning, Sister” evaporated 75 years of separation in a remarkable meeting in a Devon care home earlier this year. Maria Kowalska didn’t recognise the man in the wheelchair, but Polish war hero and Blesma Member Waclaw Domagala never forgot the “angel” who nursed him after he was wounded in the World War II Battle of Monte Cassino. “I knew

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  • Blesma Members set to ‘connect’ with new app

    Blesma App
    9 November 2019

    Blesma Members set to ‘connect’ with new app Blesma is putting the finishing touches to a new system that will energise communication and engagement between the Association and its Members. Blesma Connects is an app that can be tailored to each Member’s interests and needs. It will go live at the start of 2020 and will open up new routes to everything from medical information and grants, to national Blesma events and local meetings. The dynamic digital hub will also make it easier for Members to

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  • The Blesma 100- 2019

    Cyclists preparing to start
    31 October 2019

    �Selby, North Yorkshire.  Blesma Ambassador Jonathan Bell recounts the Blesma 100 ride 2019 We all like riding our bikes, but more than anything we like riding together as mates For anyone training for a Century ride, the most important thing to remember is, it’s just another bike ride. True, though it’s also a rite of passage for many of us who are looking for the next big challenge. It i

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