Jill Peebles 100 Birthday

We were delighted to send flowers and best wishes to Jill Peebles who recently celebrated her 100 th. Birthday, with family and friends in Wales. Jill`s grandson informed us of the upcoming event and so the League Benevolent Fund were able to be part of the...

Teresa Newcombe Now Mobile!

I have a neurological problem which has affected me badly in recent months to the point where I have only been able to walk around 100 yards with crutches. The medication and treatment have also caused numerous other health issues. I was concerned about my husband...

The wonderful gift of independence

I applied to the League Benevolent Fund as I am disabled and love walking my dog but was no longer able to use my old scooter to do this. This was because it did not provide sufficient support for my neck, but I wanted to get out independently! I had found the type I...

Propelled into the British countryside

I have been in need of a form of electronic propulsion for a long time and it was an article in the League News that spurred me on to write to the Benevolent Fund Committee to apply for a small grant towards the cost of purchasing a wheelchair. Hilary Mathews, the...