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British Army soldier regains ability to walk using most advanced bionic leg in the world

Craig lost his left leg in 2010 whilst serving in Afghanistan with the British Army. He has since regained his ability to walk using the most advanced bionic leg in the world and has become a symbol of hope for other injured veterans through his charity work with BLESMA and Help for Heroes.   Craig Gadd, from Hull, Yorkshire lost ... Read More »

Royal Navy veteran amputee sets sail to break world record

Richard Hunt, a Royal Navy veteran amputee from Fareham, will tomorrow set off to kayak around the entire coast of the UK in an attempt to break the solo kayaking distance record. His challenge, in aid of BLESMA – The Limbless Veterans (formerly known as the British Limbless Ex-Servicemen’s Association) and aptly named ‘The Great Paddle Round’ is expected to ... Read More »