Our supporters and veterans do some amazing things to support our charity.
Blind veteran Mark to climb Mount Kilimanjaro
Mark Threadgold, 49 and from Saltdean, has long aspired to climb the mountain, which, at 5,895m, is the tallest free-standing mountain in the world. Mark admits that at first, the sports staff at the charity’s training and rehabilitation centre in …
10 October 2017 10:00
Blind veterans Mark and Steve to complete three-day Iceland trek
Mark Threadgold, 49 and from Saltdean, was in the gym at our training and rehabilitation centre in Brighton when he first came across the challenge, which will begin on 31 August and has been arranged by The Not Forgotten Association. He says: “One …
30 August 2017 10:00
On the centenary of Passchendaele, we remember them.
Constant shelling churned the clay soil and smashed drainage systems. Within a few days, the heaviest rain for 30 years had turned the soil into a bog, producing mud that clogged up rifles and immobilised tanks. It eventually became so deep that men …
31 July 2017 07:00