18 04, 2017

Rosie & Martin Complete The ‘Toughest Footrace On Earth’

By |April 18th, 2017|News|1 Comment

On April 15th our Head of Events Rosie Thompson and beneficiary Martin Wilson crossed the finish line of the Marathon Des Sables' Fifth Stage. In doing so, they officially became 'Finishers' of the 32nd installment of the famous endurance race, which sees competitors cross over 250 kilometres of the Moroccan Sahara Desert in just 6 [...]

12 04, 2017

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

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

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 [...]

12 04, 2017

Rosie & Martin Making Good Progress In The Marathon Des Sables

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

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 [...]

12 04, 2017

New Merchandise Webshop Launched

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

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 [...]

9 04, 2017

The Marathon des Sables has begun!

By |April 9th, 2017|News|0 Comments

GOOD LUCK ROSIE AND MARTIN! The first stage of the Marathon des Sables got underway this morning at 09:00 GMT.  We are so proud of our runners - the task they are undertaking is extraordinary! Let's hope that their smiles will be with them throughout the course. Be sure to keep an eye on our [...]

30 03, 2017

Article On Our Oldest Beneficiary – Dr William Frankland MBE

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

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

30 03, 2017

Countdown To The Marathon Des Sables – One Week To Go

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

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 [...]

27 03, 2017

World Theatre Day at the NFA

By |March 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Today is #WorldTheatreDay. Performance of the spoken word can be an important, cathartic tool for many when overcoming life's difficulties - both the physical and psychological. Karl Tearney, an NFA beneficiary and friend who has used poetry to help him in his battle against PTSD, wrote a poem following his experience of one of our [...]

24 03, 2017

A Quick Note From Rosie

By |March 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

With less than two weeks to go before our lovely Head of Events, Rosie Thompson, embarks on the Marathon des Sables, she wanted to write everyone a quick note of thanks. Although we all think Rosie is a bit mad for undertaking a task as grueling as the Marathon Des Sables, she is raising money [...]

24 03, 2017

The March Newsletter Is Here!

By |March 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Our latest Newsletter is now live! Click here to download it, or e-mail nick@nfassociation.org to sign up to our e-newsletter.