A Second World War RAF flying veteran is giving a series of talks about his wartime experiences to members and volunteers of leading sight loss charity the Macular Society. Harry Garthwaite, who celebrated his 100th birthday last year, clocked up almost 2,500 flying hours, flew 23 different aircraft types including the Hurricane, the Spitfire and … Continued

Leading sight loss charity welcomes WW2 pilot as guest speaker

A sight loss charity is reaching out to its community by hosting a packed schedule of weekly virtual activities to combat loneliness and isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Beacon Centre for the Blind is running more than 15 free sessions every week during the latest lockdown with staff hosting activities via Zoom or telephone … Continued

Virtual events to help combat lockdown loneliness

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