Skip to content
Text Size: A A A

Blesma News

Latest news from Blesma, The Limbless Veterans


  • 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

    Read post
  • Make A Smile Lottery

    5 July 2019

    Blesma are proud to be partnering with Make A Smile Lottery to provide a fun and easy way to raise funds and support us. Make a Smile which is owned by St Helena’s Hospice in Colchester, Essex.  St Helena’s began their own lottery a number of years ago and now manage the Make a Smile lottery not only for themselves but also for many other hospices across the UK.  In 2017 they opened up their Make a Smile Lottery to non-hospices and were awarded the Institute of Fundraising’s Award for Most Innovative Product.  The goal of this new partnership is to raise £500,000

    Read post
  • Where to find Blesma this Armed Forces Day 2019

    28 June 2019

    Armed Forces Day (Saturday 29th June 2019) is a great opportunity to celebrate our service personnel, veterans, reservists, cadets and all those who support them on duty and at home. As communities come together to celebrate the men and women who keep us safe around the clock and around the globe, there are more than 300 events taking place this weekend. This year's Armed Forces Day national event is being held in Salisbury with a whole weekend filled with spectacular events.

    Read post
  • Mind Over Matter make history at Race Across America 2019!

    27 June 2019

    This week, Mind Over Matter became the first British all-female wounded, injured and sick team to complete the World’s toughest bicycle race, the Race Across America. The team and support group together after training at Lee Valley Velodrome at The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Founded and led by Major Sally Orange RAMC, Mind Over Matter consisted of eight riders with ages ranging from 33

    Read post