How Baton support works – going the extra mile…

How Baton support works – going the extra mile…

The case of a young family (mum and three children) who were left without a father was introduced to us by SSAFA they had to leave forces accommodation as quickly as they could, eventually the local council came up with a semi detached house, the state of which left...
The Power of the Baton on Mountains

The Power of the Baton on Mountains

Well it’s done…the first challenge at least and it was brutal – we had three seasons in one day and aptly one per mountain too.   Ben Nevis – we started the climb just after mid day on the Saturday and with the mountain covered in low cloud it was tricky to see...
The Dakar Baton flies high with Wildcats Aerobatics

The Dakar Baton flies high with Wildcats Aerobatics

Back in March this year Debbie Harrison approached Willie Cruickshank, Wildcat 2 pilot with the Wildcat Aerobatics team, to ask if he would like to fly with The Baton. The Wildcats are building a strong reputation nationally for their spectacular displays and had a...
Jim Radford, holding the Baton at St Mere Eglise…

Jim Radford, holding the Baton at St Mere Eglise…

The Baton exists to support all our servicemen and women across the decades, too many are forgotten from conflicts now overshadowed those more recent, yet they have to carry on, often with a stoic character that humbles us all. Our sincere thanks to Baton supporter...
The Baton, why? and The Battle of Britain…

The Baton, why? and The Battle of Britain…

More times than I could count I have been asked why I started the Baton project, the nation recently remembering the Battle of Britain has a bearing. For most of my life I have had many friends in the armed forces and soaked up the effects of service on their families...