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WWII Pilot’s Granddaughter Running The London Marathon For Injured Service Personnel

Andrea Farrell, a broker in the Corporate Division of Lark Insurance who are one of The Not Forgotten Association’s major corporate supporters, is taking part in the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon to raise funds for the charity. Explaining what inspired her to take on this challenge, Andrea said: “I became aware of the NFA’s [...]

By |April 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Rosie & Martin Making Good Progress In The Marathon Des Sables

After four days in the Sahara Desert, NFA Head of Events Rosie Thompson and beneficiary Martin Wilson, have covered 189 of the 270 kilometre Marathon des Sables course. The most recent stage (Thursday) saw them cover 81.5 kilometres in 36 hours and they are due to complete their epic journey on Sunday. Rosie has so [...]

By |April 12th, 2017|News|1 Comment

New Merchandise Webshop Launched

We are delighted to have launched our brand new online shop featuring a range of approved products from pens to gadget cards. All proceeds from every sale go directly to supporting the beneficiaries of The Not Forgotten Association. The webshop has been set up in partnership with BTC Group, a company with 40 years’ experience [...]

By |April 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Article On Our Oldest Beneficiary – Dr William Frankland MBE

Mail Online has published a fascinating and touching article on Dr William Frankland MBE. At 105 Bill is the NFA's oldest beneficiary and recently attended the Dame Vera Lynn 100 Birthday Concert. They don't make them like that anymore! To read the article click here

By |March 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Countdown To The Marathon Des Sables – One Week To Go

With just seven days to go before she flies to Morocco on April 7th to take part in the gruelling 270 kilometre Marathon des Sables, NFA Head of Events Rosie Thompson is putting the final touches to her pre-race preparations. We are delighted to announce that her fundraising total – all of which will be [...]

By |March 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

A Walk On The Wield Side

NFA Chairman David Cowley is organising a 10-mile fundraising walk in Hampshire to help us support more injured service men and women. Starting and ending in Upper Wield, the walk takes in beautiful rolling countryside; refreshments will be provided and a hog roast will be served at the finish. Entry costs £25 per person in [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Six Nations Rugby At Twickenham

Thanks to the generosity of the Rugby Football Union we have been able to take 36 injured veterans and their carers to see England’s recent Six Nations matches at Twickenham against France, Italy and Scotland. Not only have our guests been able to watch some wonderful top class rugby in a superb stadium, they have [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|Events, News|1 Comment

Support From Partner Charities

There are some 2,500 charities which support the Armed Forces community. Many of these charities refer their own members and service users to us as they recognise the benefits of our unique programme of events. The major grant-giving service charities also support us financially. Over the last few weeks we have received generous grants from [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Dame Vera Lynn At 100

Today the nation’s ‘Forces Sweetheart’ celebrates her 100th birthday. Dame Vera Lynn is not only an embodiment of the term ‘national treasure’, but she is also a staunch supporter of the Armed Forces. Dame Vera, we are so proud of all you’ve done for our beneficiaries and the work you do for all your boys and [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Peter McMurray

We were deeply saddened to hear of the sudden death on March 14th of Peter McMurray, an Official Volunteer, supporter, fundraiser and true friend of The Not Forgotten Association. Peter helped at many of our events and activities for more than 20 years, often with his wife Lyn at his side. They were both hugely [...]

By |March 16th, 2017|News|2 Comments