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Latest news from Blesma, The Limbless Veterans

 

  • Blesma: 100 years in the making

    Blesma: 100 years in the making
    8 October 2018

    To commemorate the 100 years since the end of World War I, Blesma has brought together its Members to celebrate their lives, triumphs, service and fortitude through a series of photographs, interviews and stories to create a very special edition of our Blesma magazine. Our 178-page commemorative issue of the magazine features photographs and real-life stories from wounded veterans of all ages, conflicts, nationalities and disabilities who have overcome adversity in their own unique ways with the support of

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  • Safestore Fareham supports Blesma with storage facility

    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 needed

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  • Blesma to feature heavily in fourth Invictus Games

    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 December, has

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  • The Blesma Photographic Competition is now open for entries!

    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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