Our Head of Events Rosie Thompson has been speaking to Rick Clement about his first experience of an NFA event. Rick served with the Duke of Lancaster Regiment for 17 years. He lost both legs as a result of a bomb blast in Afghanistan. Click on the link below to launch the video. Rick Clement [...]
This week The Not Forgotten Association is hosting a skiing holiday in La Plagne, France for 14 injured veterans drawn from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The group includes four amputees and represents a wide range of Army Regiments and the RAF. Help for Heroes, Stoll and BLESMA have all nominated guests, most of [...]
We are deeply saddened to hear that Normandy veteran and NFA supporter Frank Rosier has died. Frank served as an infantryman with the 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment and was in the second wave at Gold Beach on D-Day. He was one of our original station collection volunteers and was also a great friend of the [...]
After attending a Not Forgotten Association Christmas Lunch in 2015, RAF veteran Ken Allen took his father to our 2016 Garden Party at Buckingham Palace. They were both so impressed with the event that Ken decided to take part in the Great North Run to fundraise for the Association to show their gratitude. He completed the [...]
The Not Forgotten Association’s Head of Events Rosie Thompson is running in the Marathon des Sables in April this year to raise funds for injured service men and women. After completing many fundraising half and full marathons in the past, raising over £170,000 for the charity, Rosie wanted to set herself a tougher challenge. Her [...]
We are delighted to confirm the award of The Not Forgotten Association Certificate of Appreciation to Captain Desmond McCahon for his contribution to the Association in Northern Ireland. Captain McCahon, who served in both the Territorial Army and the Ulster Defence Regiment, has been a proud and dedicated volunteer for the NFA for over 30 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]