Blind veteran Billy has been nominated for a prestigious Soldiering On Award for his work with Blind Veterans UK. As well as receiving his own support from Blind Veterans UK, Billy is the charity’s Rehabilitation and Liaison Officer in the training and rehabilitation centre in Llandudno. His role sees him mentor and motivate their beneficiaries.
Lancaster residents can now help a veteran by enjoying a cuppa. Sharpe’s Café was officially opened on 5 March by Lady Jane Grosvenor and Phil Waterhouse, Commodore Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Northern England and Isle of Man.
FirstLight Trust is a veteran-led charity that aims to offer support to veterans as they transition into civilian life. ABF recently gave FirstLight Trust a grant of £20,000 towards support worker costs at their Lancaster Hub.
Buying a new car is an exciting and important experience: taking a wheelchair with you shouldn’t make things complicated. That’s why Accessible Vehicles listen carefully to your entire wish-list and propose a solution that works brilliantly for everyone — including the whole family (plus pets!) and your friends.
The ABF Soldier’s Charity provide a lifetime of support to soldiers, veterans and their immediate families. Each year, they support a wide range of front-line charities and specialist organisations, such as SSAFA, Combat Stress, Royal Star & Garter and the NSPCC, which deliver help on our behalf.