Skiing Week Brings Injured Veterans Together

This week The Not Forgotten Association is hosting a skiing holiday in La Plagne, France for 14 injured veterans drawn from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The group includes four amputees and represents a wide range of Army Regiments and the RAF. Help for Heroes, Stoll and BLESMA have all nominated guests, most of [...]

By |February 2nd, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments

Northern Ireland Roadshow

The Not Forgotten Association Northern Ireland hosted a well attended roadshow for veterans and carers at Edenmore Golf Club, Magheralin, County Down on Saturday, 21st January. The event included lunch, entertainment and a talk from Chairman John Davies about the work of the Association.

By |January 23rd, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments

Veterans Enjoy A Royal Christmas Party At St. James’s Palace

On Thursday 8th December The Not Forgotten Association hosted some 280 beneficiaries of all ages and their guests at their annual Christmas Party in the State Apartments of St. James’s Palace. Held by kind permission of Her Majesty The Queen, the event was attended by the charity’s Patron, HRH The Princess Royal, and her husband, Vice [...]

By |December 9th, 2016|Events, News|2 Comments

Highlights Of Our Christmas Lunches

Our Christmas lunches around the UK have again this year produced some very special moments and shared memories for our guests. At the Bristol lunch two older veterans who got on famously worked out that their combined age is 195 years, whilst two former members of the Gloucestershire Regiment who served together in the 1970s met [...]

By |December 6th, 2016|Events, News|0 Comments

Country Sports Week In Scotland

A small group of beneficiaries including several undergoing rehabilitation are currently enjoying a week at the Kildermorie Estate in Scotland where they are taking part in country sports such as clay pigeon shooting and walking. The trip has been organised and funded by Army veteran and great supporter of the Association Graham Barlow and his [...]

By |November 25th, 2016|Events, News|0 Comments

Ascot Race Day

Today we are hosting 40 guests for our annual race at day Ascot Racecourse, always one of the most popular outings in our calendar. The day provides some much-needed fun and a lift to the spirits for our beneficiaries who range in age from injured serving personnel  undergoing rehabilitation at Headley Court to veterans of WWII. Thanks to [...]

By |November 18th, 2016|Events, News|0 Comments

The NFA Invites 800 People To Christmas Lunch

This week The Not Forgotten Association embarks on what will be its final events of the year, a series of eight Christmas Lunches around the UK from Maidstone in Kent to Dunblane in Scotland. Some 800 beneficiaries and guests, from injured serving Royal Marines to WWII veterans, representing dozens of military associations and organisations will enjoy [...]

By |November 17th, 2016|Events, News|0 Comments

Bringing Generations Together On Remembrance Sunday

Once again we were honoured to be part of the nation’s Remembrance commemorations at the Cenotaph in London. Our marching contingent of 37 included three generations of servicemen from one family; 93-year-old Chindit veteran Harry Fraser who had never taken part in the parade before, his son and his grandson. The wreath was laid by [...]

By |November 15th, 2016|Events, News|0 Comments

WWI And WWII Remembered On Normandy Battlefield Tour

Last week The Not Forgotten Association took a group of service men and women representing all three Services and aged from 41 to 97 years on a battlefield tour to Normandy. Whilst visiting Sword Beach, each of the three WWII veterans in the party recounted their wartime experiences. For one of them, Royal Navy veteran [...]

By |October 20th, 2016|Events, News|0 Comments

Visit To Highgrove, September 28th 2016

A regular favourite in our programme, this year’s outing to Highgrove, the private gardens of the TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, saw 25 ex-service men and women from all three services come from as far away as Newcastle for a fascinating and convivial day out. The group, most of who [...]

By |September 29th, 2016|Events, News|0 Comments