18 05, 2017

Chairman’s Charity Walk Raises Thousands

By |May 18th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Last weekend NFA Chairman David Cowley organised a charity walk through the beautiful Hampshire countryside to raise funds for the Association. Despite the heavy rain more than 140 people took part, with half completing the full 10-mile walk and the others taking the 5-mile option (perhaps because of the weather!) With the help of his [...]

15 05, 2017

NFA Supporter Funds Veterans’ Trip On Bluebell Railway

By |May 15th, 2017|News|1 Comment

This week the NFA took a group of more than 50 veterans from service care homes and associations across the south east of England for a lunchtime trip on the Bluebell Railway. This popular annual outing gives guests the opportunity to socialise with like-minded people for a few hours and, judging by the smiles and [...]

11 05, 2017

Fishing Weekend Boosts Veterans’ Recovery From Injury

By |May 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Last weekend the NFA took eight veterans on a carp fishing break at Woodlay in Cornwall. Fishing is not just the biggest participation sport in the world, it can also be hugely beneficial for service men and women recovering from injury. Research has shown that fishing can reduce the symptoms of PTSD amongst veterans; it [...]

5 05, 2017

A Walk On The Wield Side – 1 Week To Go

By |May 5th, 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 place across beautiful rolling countryside and will be followed by a Hog Roast. The whole family is welcome, including any four-legged friends. It promises [...]

2 05, 2017

Northern Ireland

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

The Not Forgotten Association Northern Ireland held a well attended Annual General Meeting in The Somme Nursing Home, Belfast on Thursday 27th April 2017. The primary address was given by Captain David Hayles and WO2 Simon Kenny from No 38 (Irish) Brigade Personnel Recovery Unit (PRU), who gave a most informative talk on the work [...]

18 04, 2017

Rosie & Martin Complete The ‘Toughest Footrace On Earth’

By |April 18th, 2017|News|4 Comments

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 [...]