20 03, 2017

A Walk On The Wield Side

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

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 [...]

20 03, 2017

Six Nations Rugby At Twickenham

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

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 [...]

20 03, 2017

Support From Partner Charities

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

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 [...]

20 03, 2017

Dame Vera Lynn At 100

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

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 [...]

16 03, 2017

Peter McMurray

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

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 [...]

16 03, 2017

The Not Forgotten Association – A Volunteer’s Perspective

By |March 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

RAF veteran Roger Mountjoy and his wife have holidayed in Breckenridge, Colorado every winter for the last 20 years. On the last day of their skiing holiday in 2016 they happened to meet the NFA’s group also returning home after a week’s skiing.  Despite a full 30 year career in Royal Air Force, Roger had [...]

9 03, 2017

Skiing Holidays Boost Veterans’ Recovery From Injury

By |March 9th, 2017|Events, News|4 Comments

This year’s activities have begun with three skiing holidays, one to La Plagne in the French Alps and two to Breckenridge in Colorado. Each trip was hugely successful and enabled small groups of service men and women with physical and mental injuries to overcome many of their fears and doubts about their capabilities. For a [...]

6 03, 2017

Funeral Of NFA Friend Frank Rosier

By |March 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Official Friend and loyal supporter of The Not Forgotten Association, Frank Rosier, was laid to rest at Portchester Crematorium on Friday 3rd March. He was  92. It was a very fitting and moving service which gave a good insight into some of Frank’s life and which, at some points,  made everyone laugh with recollections about wit [...]

2 03, 2017

Concerts Provide Health Benefits For Care Home Residents

By |March 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Research shows that music can have a powerful therapeutic effect on those living in care, particularly on older people with dementia. Since it was founded for ‘the comfort, cheer and entertainment’ of servicemen injured in WWI, The Not Forgotten Association has organised annual concert programmes in ex-service care homes across the UK. This year’s series, [...]

24 02, 2017

Donation To The NFA Northern Ireland

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

At a Good Samaritans Service held at Belfast's Saint Anne’s Cathedral on Sunday 5th February 2017,  The Northern Ireland Chairman John Davies received a donation of £500 to the Association from the Cathedral’s Black Santa Sit-Out Appeal for Charities. The cheque was presented by Dame Mary Peters.  John Davies with Dame Mary Peters [...]