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2015 Press Releases

Press releases from 2015.

  • Ilford NatWest branch celebrate reopening by collecting donations for Blesma

    Ilford NatWest branch celebrate reopening by collecting donations for Blesma

    22 December 2015

    The Ilford branch of NatWest has been given a makeover as part of a £450m investment into upgrading branches across the UK. The branch has been fitted…

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  • Weather thwarts Adaptive Grand Slam team's Mount Aconcagua attempt

    Weather thwarts Adaptive Grand Slam team's Mount Aconcagua attempt

    20 December 2015

    Ferocious winds and the worst weather conditions in 60 years have thwarted a wounded Afghanistan veteran’s bid to climb the forbidding Mt Aconcagua as…

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  • Road Wizards Motorcycle Club raise a massive £10,000 for Blesma

    Road Wizards Motorcycle Club raise a massive £10,000 for Blesma

    17 December 2015

    Oldham-based motorcycle club Road Wizards have handed a cheque to Blesma, The Limbless Veterans for £10,000 following a series of fundraising events. …

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  • NHS patients denied funding for advanced microprocessor prosthetic knees

    NHS patients denied funding for advanced microprocessor prosthetic knees

    17 December 2015

    Amputees struggling to rebuild their lives after accidents or serious illness have been denied a chance to use advanced prosthetic legs pioneered by m…

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  • Direct Skeletal Fixation pilot scheme part of Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

    Direct Skeletal Fixation pilot scheme part of Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

    25 November 2015

    Blesma, The Limbless Veterans Chief Executive Barry Le Grys welcomes the news that funding from banking fines will be used to conduct and evaluate Dir…

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  • Chadwell Heath branch of NatWest collect for Blesma

    Chadwell Heath branch of NatWest collect for Blesma

    24 November 2015

    NatWest Chadwell Heath branch has been given a makeover as part of a £450m investment into upgrading branches across the UK. It has been fitted with n…

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