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2013 Press Releases

Press Releases from 2013

  • Military veteran creates a card board model of Blesma Blackpool

    Military veteran creates a card board model of Blesma Blackpool

    23 December 2013

    “That’s what I do. I have done train models, dolls houses – all sorts. This one took 7 months. I went around taking photos of every little bit of the …

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  • QBE Foundation grants military charity £25,000 to help limbless veterans

    QBE Foundation grants military charity £25,000 to help limbless veterans

    17 December 2013

    The QBE Foundation, part of the QBE Insurance Group has donated military charity Blesma, The Limbless Veterans £25,000. The grant will go towards the…

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  • A Royal Anglian Private, injured by the IRA, drives across 42 counties in 24 hours

    A Royal Anglian Private, injured by the IRA, drives across 42 counties in 24 hours

    17 December 2013

    "If the able bodied can do it, so can I". These are the words of Steve Gill, 43, who took part in an all amputee yacht crew that sailed the Atlantic …

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  • Friend of Blesma raising money to donate Christmas Hampers to wounded veterans

    Friend of Blesma raising money to donate Christmas Hampers to wounded veterans

    16 December 2013

    Sonia Klein, whose husband Michael served as an Airborne Ranger in the United States Army, is hoping to raise £2,000 to make sure that all 95 Blesma M…

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  • Family friend inspires fitness instructor to raise funds for a military charity

    Family friend inspires fitness instructor to raise funds for a military charity

    26 November 2013

    A 29-year-old fitness instructor and sports therapist has been putting herself to the test in a number of physical challenges to raise money for milit…

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  • Paranormal investigator stages unique fundraiser for a charity of his choice

    Paranormal investigator stages unique fundraiser for a charity of his choice

    13 November 2013

    A paranormal investigator and event organiser is raising money and awareness for Blesma, The Limbless Veterans in a rather unique way. John Blackburn…

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