The Pilgrim Bandits have set off on a twelve-day trek in the Himalayas. Among those taking part is Martyn Compton, who joined the British Army in 2000 in the Household Cavalry. In August 2006, he was badly injured in Afghanistan. When out on a two-day mission through a built-up area, his troop of small tanks
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After a royal send-off by the Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson this morning, a group of amputee and injured military veterans have set off on a confidence-building expedition of a lifetime, trekking in the Himalayas. Organised by Pilgrim Bandits, the group will embark upon a twelve-day trek in the Himalayas to Namache (DZ), from 19th April –
Next week (Tuesday 19th April), Pilgrim Bandits will be embarking on a twelve-day trek in the Himalayas, to support our injured veteran members. There will also be the opportunity to complete two tandem skydive jumps over Mount Everest. Injured veterans and support personnel will be trekking up to Namache (DZ) and staying in tea houses
The Pilgrim Bandits are looking forward to embarking on a twelve-day trek in the Himalayas, from 19th April – 2nd May, to support our injured veteran members. There will also be the opportunity to complete two tandem skydive jumps over Mount Everest. Injured veterans and support personnel will be trekking up to Namache (DZ) and
Pilgrim Bandits’ Curtis Palmer Program Applies For Charity Status Following Period Of Rapid Growth
Today we bring you the news that the Pilgrim Bandits’ Curtis Palmer Program has applied for its own charity status. This move comes as a direct result of the Program’s rapid growth and achievements in recent years in supporting injured emergency service personnel and those that have faced trauma on the line of duty. Over
SAS WW2 Hero Returns Home to UK and Takes His Place as a Chelsea Pensioner, Just in Time for Christmas!
Earlier this year, Pilgrim Bandits led the charge to bring a 98-year-old SAS war hero back home to Britain – and we’re delighted to announce that he is now back home in the UK and has taken up his residency as a Chelsea Pensioner in the Royal Hospital Chelsea. New Milton based charity for veterans
Injured veteran, GB Wheelchair Rugby player and Britain’s Disabled Strongman, Mac McLaren has offered a great show of support to Pilgrim Bandits by announcing he is getting the charity’s logo embroidered on his wheelchair for all to see. We’ve been pleased to support Mac previously by helping towards the cost of his rugby wheelchair and
In September 2020, Police Sergeant, husband and father of four, Laurence East received the devastating news that he has incurable, stage four Pancreatic Cancer. Yet, since the day of his diagnosis, he hasn’t stopped in his quest to push always a little further, inspiring all those around him as he does so. Pilgrim Bandits is
To mark Armed Forces Week, we spoke to Ricky Furgusson MC, an injured veteran and a valued member of the Pilgrim Bandits community. While serving in Afghanistan in January 2010, Ricky lost both his legs, his left eye and five of his fingers across both hands in an IED explosion. Despite the severity of his
An announcement from the Pilgrim Bandits Board of Trustees: Rendel Ish has been appointed as Co CEO to help the Trustees and CEO over the next 6 months in an unpaid role. We would like to thank him for his help and support.