Celebrating 40 Years

April 18, 2024Blog
Find out More Well it's often said that time flies, but seriously, where has the last forty years gone? From a relatively small beginning, we today can proudly count ourselves as being the leading UK charity providing advice and practical support to the civilian limb loss and limb difference community. But it would be remiss [...]

My 100th Blood Donation

January 9, 2024Blog
Find out More A journey that for me commenced in April of 1976, reached a significant milestone in December 2023; my 100th blood donation! But why do I think it's important that those of us who can, continue to donate blood in support of the NHS Blood and Transplant Service? On average, 4,300 blood donations [...]

Get involved this Volunteers Week!

May 30, 2023Volunteer Visitor
Find out More Thank you to our wonderful team of Volunteer Visitors! Volunteers’ Week provides the platform for organisations across the country to celebrate the important role of volunteers. The Limbless Association will be celebrating the difference volunteers make to the charity and thanking our wonderful team of Volunteer Visitors for their time and dedication [...]

Game On! Wheelchair Rugby and Cricket

January 5, 2023Step Forward
Find out More To misquote the infamous Guinness TV ad of the 1980s: "I've never tried wheelchair rugby before because I don't like it!" Well on Friday 30th September 2022 at the Brentwood Centre in Essex and courtesy of the LA, I now have tried wheelchair rugby and I can report that do like it! [...]

Alvin’s Story: Tapping into life experience is raw knowledge

June 7, 2022Blog, Volunteer Visitor
Find out More Alvin was in his late twenties when a motorcycle accident led to significant injury and 5 years of pain. Here, he shares his story about making the difficult decision to have elective surgery and become an amputee, and how the Volunteer Visitor role has inspired him to support others… ‘Before my accident, [...]