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As we say a fond farewell to Ellen Clancy and Katy Scrivener, The Not Forgotten Association is pleased to welcome two new members to the team. Chief Executive, James Stopford wrote, “We’re very sorry to say goodbye to Ellen and Katy who have been wonderful members of the team for the summer; we...

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Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday are dates close to the Nation's heart. This is especially true for those who have lost friends, colleagues and loved ones, as it offers the opportunity to honour those who fought for their country and made the ultimate sacrifice. Remembrance events are also an op...

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A beneficiary of The Not Forgotten Association will, this Thursday, embark on a cycle trip from hometown in Somerset to the Association’s headquarters in London. Ben Ward, who served with REME and was injured in Afghanistan in 2012, aims to complete the 162 mile journey in just 2 days. Speaking of...

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We are thrilled to work in collaboration with the Centre for Veterans' Health at the King Edward VII's Hospital.

Launched in June, the Veterans' Pain Clinic, part of the Centre for Veterans' Health has been a great success. The Veterans Pain Clinic is free of charge to all veterans. The c...

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A chance conversation with Anne McGinley who passed the contact to Piers Storie-Pugh, then led to a remarkable reunion. The enquirer was Flight Lieutenant Robert Caruana, who served in the Royal Air Force both as a Spitfire Pilot and as the RAF Section Representative. Robert marched into the jungl...

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This year's final carp fishing trip to Woodlay, Cornwall, was a huge success. The latest trip saw 8 veterans from the Royal Navy, Royal Marines and Army sharing stories from their experiences in the Falklands, Northern Ireland and the Middle East. With days spent fishing and evenings spent sociali...

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Falklands Veteran Bob Gallagher has raised an astonishing £600 in just 10 days in preparation for the NFA's Falklands Trek Challenge. Bob Gallagher was diagnosed with PTSD in 1994 as a result of his service in the Falklands War. Bob served on-board HMS Argonaut, which set sail the day after his 21...

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The Not Forgotten Association has made it to the voting stage of the Aviva Community Fund Awards. We are seeking funding for two boat trips – one on the Solent and one at Runnymede. Each campaign could see the Association awarded £5000 and would help provide a boost to the charity’s events cale...

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Congratulations to 92 year old Royal Navy veteran Cyril Banks, who received a best Magazine Heroes Award on Tuesday 17th October, in recognition of all his fundraising efforts for the military community! Cyril dedicates much of his time to supporting the Armed Forces community and is a long-standi...

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THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED

The Not Forgotten Association is looking to recruit a new IT & Database Manager to have responsibility to oversee all IT and technical office systems; including developing and running the database, overseeing the provision of Televisions, Tablets and Licences to b...

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THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED

The Not Forgotten Association is looking to recruit a new Fundraising Coordinator to have responsibility to oversee fundraising activity and coordinate volunteers for the charity. The Not Forgotten delivers recreation and entertainment opportunities to wounded, in...

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THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED

The Not Forgotten Association is looking to recruit a new Finance and Office Administrator to assist the Head of Finance as well as been responsible for the overall general administration of the charity, as it continues to deliver recreation and entertainment oppo...

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We were thrilled to once again be featured in the Majorca Daily Bulletin following our recent trip to the island with 17 wounded, injured and sick serving personnel and veterans. From 7th – 14th October, servicemen from the Royal Navy and Army took part in a varied programme of events in Majorca...

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Message from the Chairman and Chief Executive

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13 year old Max Jones has raised an astonishing £1400 for the NFA following his third Classic Car Show. Inspired by his grandfather, Clive – a veteran himself, who has supported The Not Forgotten Association for many years - Max decided to start organising his own fundraising events. Three years...

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This week saw the launch of the NFA’s new website. Cleaner, clearer and more accessible, we hope that the new design will allow users to find the content they’re after quickly and efficiently through better categorisation of resources and a simpler layout. Chief Executive, James Stopford, said ..

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The Not Forgotten Association was thrilled to have been included in The Irish Guards Benevolent Trust’s latest fundraising venture - ‘Rumble in the City’ – a boxing event, which took place last night at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in London. With the proceeds supporting the IGBF, the NFA, Back...

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From 19th – 28th November, eight Falklands veterans and nine injured servicemen from more recent conflicts will embark on a 75 mile trek across the Falklands. The trek will serve to commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Falklands War. Travelling from Port San Carlos to Port Stanley - the route u...

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Former NFA Chief Executive Piers Storie-Pugh remembers one of ‘The Few’:

“It seemed like the end of an era when Battle of Britain Spitfire pilot and NFA beneficiary Squadron Leader Ken Wilkinson died very recently, aged 99. He was an important contributor to the Telegraph 2013 Christmas Charity...

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For the fourth year in succession we were able to take a small group of beneficiaries, mostly with their wives or partners, on a weekend to Gatcombe in Gloucestershire.

Many of the group were new to the NFA and everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable time, despite the atrocious weather. Several of t...

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Billed as the UK’s No 1 Jive & Swing Band, The Jive Aces are firm supporters of The Not Forgotten Association. Last weekend they held their big annual event – Summertime Swing – at East Hill Manor in East Grinstead.

We are delighted to be the event’s beneficiary charity this year and very gratef...

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Last weekend we were the guests of Grant Thornton UK LLP, who hosted our third annual activities weekend at charming Bradenham Manor in Buckinghamshire.

Ranging in age from their late 30s to their early 80s, our Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force guests gelled together wonderfully well. Divided...

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This week we hosted 75 injured serving and ex-service personnel at our eighth annual Brands Hatch track day, always a popular and successful event in our calendar.

Our group included injured, wounded and sick serving personnel and veterans from many campaigns; all three services were represented w...

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The Not Forgotten Association conducted a battlefield tour of Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, over this week’s centenary commemorations. We were privileged to be invited to the Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery commemorative service on Monday 31st July and led the M...

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