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Latest news from Blesma, The Limbless Veterans


  • Blesma moves to Chelmsford

    Blesma Office
    20 September 2019

    Blesma, The Limbless Veterans will move into its new home 115 New London Road, Chelmsford, CM2 0QT on Monday 23rd September, The move is the result of a lengthy review in which trustees of the charity concluded that the office in Chadwell Heath was no longer fit for purpose and it would be more cost effective in the long term, as well as being in the best interest of the Association, to purchase the more suitable and accessible building in the city of Chelmsford. Frankland Moore House of Chadwell Heath, which has been occupied by Blesma

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  • Donate your leftover travel money to Blesma

    Medals and Blesma wreath
    4 September 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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