1 06, 2017

The NFA & The Blenheim Art Foundation

By |June 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

The Not Forgotten Association has recently been approached by the Blenheim Art Foundation (BAF) to help with their latest exciting project. Every year the BAF put on a contemporary art exhibition throughout Blenheim Palace and its grounds and have so far hosted several international artists, including Ai Wei Wei and Lawrence Weiner. The 2017 show [...]

26 05, 2017

Holiday Grants – Edinburgh PRC’s Trip to London

By |May 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

The NFA does not only provide financial assistance for individual holidays, but we also also offer grants to service associations and veterans organisations for trips in the UK and overseas. This week 8 beneficiaries and 2 carers from the Edinburgh PRC enjoyed a 5 day trip to London as a result of an NFA grant. Staying [...]

25 05, 2017

May Newsletter

By |May 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments

The May Newsletter is now available. To read about our recent fishing trip, the Chairman's charity walk and much more click here.                        

19 05, 2017

Rosie Has Done It!

By |May 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Last month our Head of Events Rosie Thompson completed the Marathon des Sables, a 270 kilometre endurance race across the Moroccan Sahara Desert in just six days. In doing so she has so far raised more than £29,000 for the Association. Both are phenomenal achievements. Less than two days later Rosie was back ‘at her [...]

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 [...]