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.
Today we said a sad farewell to Pat Henderson, our Head of Finance, who has retired. Since joining the NFA in 2011, Pat has worked diligently to strengthen the charity's finances taking on the onerous tasks of Incorporation and the registration of The Not Forgotten Association Northern Ireland. We wish Pat well and hope that she will [...]
The Brandenburg Choral Festival of London is staging a second concert to raise funds for The Not Forgotten Association following the great success of last year’s event. Featuring the much-anticipated festival debut from the Iken Scholars and conductor Matthew Dunn, the programme will include favourites from the English Renaissance, including Byrd’s lovely Ave Verum Corpus. [...]
We were very sad to hear that Army veteran Charles Jeffries, one of our volunteer collectors for many a year, has passed away. Thank you Charlie. RIP.
Friends and supporters of The Not Forgotten Association have an opportunity to purchase tickets for this star studded event which is being staged at the London Palladium on March 18th before they go on general sale tomorrow 13th January. Book today by visiting the box office website.
Following the recent departure of Database & Finance Officer Kester Muller for pastures new and the retirement later this month of Head of Finance Pat Henderson, who have conscientiously served the charity for 2½ and 5 years respectively, The Not Forgotten Association is delighted to welcome three new members of staff. Andy Gallie has already [...]
We are delighted that our Entertainments Officer Dougie Squires was recently awarded the MVO for his services to choreography and stage direction of royal pageants. Dougie arranges the entertainment at our annual Christmas Tea Party at St. James’s Palace and is well known for his work in television from the mid-1950s. He will be directing [...]
Official Volunteer Peter McMurray has laid a wreath on behalf of the NFA at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery whilst on a personal visit to Thailand. Kanchanaburi is the main prisoner of war cemetery for those who died building the Burma Railway.
The Presidents, Trustees and staff of The Not Forgotten Association would like to wish all our beneficiaries, volunteers, supporters, donors, partners and suppliers a very Happy Christmas and a healthy, prosperous New Year. Our office will be closed from midday 22nd December until 9.00am 4th January. If you wish to contact us during the holiday [...]
Former NFA Chairman and current Vice President John Brunel Cohen RM, aged 94, yesterday made his annual Christmas visit to our office - an event to which we always look forward. John served with the Royal Marines in WWII taking part in the Normandy Landings and has always maintained a very close interest in the Association's [...]