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Always A Little Further: Trustee & Volunteer Coordinator, Terry’s Story

At Pilgrim Bandits, we depend on the hard work of our loyal and dedicated coordinators and volunteers. They regularly go ‘Always A Little Further’ to help raise awareness and vital funds for us and make what we do for injured servicemen and emergency service personnel possible. We spoke to Terry Arnett, Pilgrim Bandits Coordinator for

A Royal Send Off For Pilgrim Bandits’ Injured Veterans

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 –

“I am a different person since this all started” – Dean Bousfield’s story 

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

Britain’s Disabled Strongman Goes Always A Little Further For Pilgrim Bandits

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

Always A Little Further: Sergeant Laurence East’s Story

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

Pilgrim Bandits Supporters Take On 100 Mile Challenge

Have you got what it takes to complete 100 miles for Pilgrim Bandits? Throughout June, Pilgrim Bandits supporters will be coming together and challenging themselves to complete 100 miles of distance-based exercise – who would like to join them? You can walk, run, cycle, swim, row, wheelchair or combine any type of movement that gets

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