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Ex-RAF pilotís Christmas card design helps raise money!

27 November 2018

An RAF veteran is helping the charity which cares for him to raise money by designing one of its Christmas cards.

Tedís Winter Scene watercolour is being sold by The Royal Star & Garter Homes in its 2018 Christmas card catalogue.

The design, complete with a dusting of festive sliver glitter, is the top-selling card in The Royal Star & Garter Homesí Christmas catalogue.

Ted, a former pilot who served in the RAF for 33 years, lives at the Charityís Home in Surbiton.

He said: ďIím rather surprised but very pleased that this is the best-selling of the cards. I hope it helps the Charity.Ē

Ted joined the RAF aged 16 in 1946. In 1953 he broke his back when the Meteor jet fighter he was flying was involved in a mid-air training collision. He recovered and continued in the RAF until retiring in 1979.

At The Royal Star & Garter Homes, Ted, 89, receives daily in-house physiotherapy sessions which helps him manage the pain caused by that accident.

The Charity cares for ex-Servicemen and women living with disability or dementia at its two homes in Surbiton and Solihull. A third home in High Wycombe will open in 2019.

To buy Tedís card and others from the Charityís 2018 Christmas catalogue, call 020 8481 7652 or visit www.starandgarter.org

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