13 07, 2017

Ann’s Final Station Collection Raises Over £3,000

By |July 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments

On Monday our volunteers turned out in force for another collection at London Victoria Station and to say goodbye to our very own Ann Milcoy. Thanks to their enthusiasm, the tireless singing of the Swingtime Sweethearts and the generosity of the public they raised the wonderful total of £3,169. Ann has arranged our station collections [...]

6 07, 2017

Injured Veteran Completes 250 Mile Motorbike Challenge

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

Last weekend former Welsh Guardsman and Iraq veteran Allan Roberts took part in the Welsh 2 Day Enduro, a 250-mile off-road dirt-biking race in North Wales, the biggest event of its kind in the UK.  Allan is also a double amputee and before the race said: “This is a tough challenge for me. As you [...]

3 07, 2017

Armed Forces Day, Northern Ireland

By |July 3rd, 2017|News|2 Comments

The Not Forgotten Association Northern Ireland, along with several other military charities, was in evidence at the recent Armed Forces Day in Bangor, County Down. A parade was held through the town on Saturday morning, as crowds gathered to celebrate the work of the Army, Navy and Air Force, and remember those who have served. [...]

27 06, 2017

Jim Tuckwell

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

We were very saddened to hear that WWII and Normandy Army veteran Jim Tuckwell passed away today at the age of 94.   Jim was one of the redoubtable veterans who helped to set up our collections at London Victoria Station over 10 years ago. He lived in Portsmouth and would get the early train [...]

20 06, 2017

Waterloo Station Collection Raises Nearly £3,000

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

On Wednesday 14th June we held a collection at London Waterloo Station which raised £2,976; highly valuable funds which will help us to continue supporting injured service men and women.  We would like to thank all our amazing volunteers - Michael Winning, Bill Parr, Vic Needham-Crofton, Cyril Banks, Richard Forrester, Tom Schaffer, Peter Kent and [...]

19 06, 2017

The Not Forgotten Associaton Northern Ireland

By |June 19th, 2017|News|1 Comment

On Saturday June 10th the Association organised an excellent and well attended BBQ held, by kind permission of the Chairman and Members, at The Royal British Legion Fivemiletown in County Tyrone. Guests included veterans from the Ulster Defence Regiment, Royal Irish Regiment, Royal Irish Fusiliers, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Royal Engineers, Royal Air Force and even a [...]

19 06, 2017

Runnymede River Trip

By |June 19th, 2017|News|1 Comment

On Thursday 15th June more than 100 guests joined us at historic Runnymede for a 3½ hour cruise along the Thames on board French Brothers' 'New Queen of The Thames'. It was a wonderful afternoon, with plenty of chatting and laughter between the veterans who represented all three services and the Merchant Navy. For the [...]

8 06, 2017

Majorca Holiday Provides Respite From Recovery

By |June 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

The first of our three groups visiting Majorca this year spent a hugely successful week at the beautiful remote farmhouse that we are so fortunate to be given for these holidays. Spending quality time away - with their partners – in this relaxing environment gives injured service men and women much-needed respite from their daily [...]

8 06, 2017

Barn Dance In Aid Of The Not Forgotten Association

By |June 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Calling all Barn Dance fans in Essex and East London! Long-time supporter Shirley McLean, whose late husband served in the Royal Navy, is putting on her annual barn dance evening to raise funds for The Not Forgotten Association. The event will feature the Hillbillies Band, a hog roast supper and a caller. It is being [...]

1 06, 2017

HRH Prince Harry Hosts The NFA Garden Party

By |June 1st, 2017|News|12 Comments

On Tuesday 30 May 2,342 wounded and injured servicemen, veterans and their partners/carers came together to enjoy an exceptional afternoon at Buckingham Palace.  Attended by representatives from every campaign since the Second World War, every Arm and Service of the British Military, the Merchant Navy and most military charities, this was a wonderful gathering of [...]