Thanks to the Editor and journalists of Sunday Life for telling the true story of our brave veterans and their families….
Successful meeting with Jim Shannon MP for Strangford, Paul Givan MLA Minister, Annemarie Hastings Chief Executive & Robert McCartney Voluntary Chairman Beyond the Battlefield. Paul Givans overall aim is “tackling disadvantage and building sustainable communities”. We had a pleasant and informative meeting and talked much about our new plans for the Veterans Center and our…Details
More of the Légion d’honneur D-Day veterans from many different areas throughout NI. It was a great day to mark a way of honoring and thanking those who fought and risked their lives to secure France’s liberation during the Second World War.
Annemarie Hastings Chief Executive Beyond the Battlefield
BUFFS RAISE A WHOPPING £12,000 for BEYOND THE BATTLEFIELD VETERANS CHARITY……. This Cathedral Quarter social club is the NI HQ of the Royal Antediluvian Order of the Buffaloes, a global, non-sectarian, fraternal organisation founded in 1822. The Buffs, as they are colloquially known, originated in London’s theatrical scene, with members touring the country with their…Details
Beyond the Battlefield felt very honored to be given a guided tour of this very memorable and peaceful garden. The garden which is situated at Brooklyn, 65 Knock Road, Belfast, provides a major tribute to policing in Ireland. It, in particular, marks the service and sacrifice of RUC officers. The design of the Royal Ulster…Details
Thanks to Kevin Sharkey Broadcasting Journalist at BBC NI we have had the opportunity to discuss many veterans issues on Radio and BBC TV Newsline, with the support of Jim Shannon MP for Strangford. Due the enormity of viewers and listeners this went out to it has helped our cause in many diverse ways. A…Details
Beyond the Battlefield Collection in Bloomfield Shopping Center Bangor. Many thanks to Gail Baxter and all our volunteers. Much appreciation to Rachael, Management, staff and Customers alike at Bloomfield’s we raised £220.00. As we are currently a self funded Charity every donation goes a long way towards counselling and helping our Veterans rehabilitate into civilian…Details
Alderman Deborah Girvan, Mayor of Ards and the North Down Borough hosted a lovely afternoon at Bangor Castle for Beyond the Battlefield and their Hero Legion D`Honneur Medals. Eddie Spence, John Henning and George Thompson where the three men presented with this medal for Excellent Military Conduct, it is the equivalent to a French Knighthood.…Details
GAIL`S WALK FOR BEYOND THE BATTLEFIELD Sponsored 5K Walk and Barbeque Castlewellan Forest Park EVERYONE WELCOME! The walk around the lake is suitable for families with prams or buggies and also for wheelchair access. Richard at Castlewellan Forest Park has kindly offered a half price entrance fee for cars and buses. Car costs £2.50 and…Details
Beyond the Battlefield were invited to Tandragee Summer Solstice Soap Box Derby Saturday 18th June 2016. Fantastic entertainment!! Special thanks to Matt Dillon for the invite and to Jo-Ann Bantting Whimpanny for being Chaperone to myself and sister Gail Baxter. We stayed over at the Montagu Arms in Tandragee was great night, staff where very…Details
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