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.

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|3 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 [...]