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Welcome to the new Baton Trustee

March 20, 2014

We’d like to introduce you all to our new Baton Trustee, Master Aircrew Andy Whelan RAF seen in the photo with Alan. Andy is very much part of the Baton Family and has been incredibly supportive of the Baton’s cause, instigating many new initiatives and…

The Baton says “thank you” to Hook Norton Brewery…

March 11, 2014

This morning Baton Trustee Suzanne Dando and Alan visited Hook Norton Brewery in Oxfordshire to say a big and very special “thank you” for the brewery’s support of the Baton’s cause. Hook Norton Brewery will be playing a large part in this year’s annual Baton Relay…

The Baton is carried on The Mac 4×4…

February 19, 2014

Last night Martin and Fi Edwards took charge of a Baton to take on a real 4×4 challenge, all in aid of of a great cause – The Macmillan Fund, their fundraising site iswww.justgiving.com/martin-fiona-edwards Martin said…. ‘My wife Fi and I are taking part in…

The Baton at Christmas to All We Care For

December 23, 2013

Our thoughts are with all service personnel and their families this Christmas, for those serving abroad away from loved ones and our absent friends. To the many who are carrying the scars of battle, may you find peace of mind and body and remember the…

Baton Christmas Thanks & Wishes

December 23, 2013

23rd December 2013 I would personally like to thank all the Baton Family for being so incredibly supportive of the Baton’s cause during the past year in “keeping the Message alive!” without you it simply just wouldn’t work. We have had the most incredibly exciting…

The Baton with Actor Tom Hardy

December 23, 2013

18th December 2013 The Baton met with Actor Tom Hardy at the Commando Training Centre, Lympstone. Seen in the photo below is Baton Trustee Baz Gray with Tom Hardy, who has very kindly agreed to help promote the Batons cause. Tom has the reputation of…

Britain’s Aid following Typhoon Haiyan

November 19, 2013

14th November 2013 As so often in the past our forces are deployed on a humanitarian basis, what they achieve is immeasurable, what they see often heartrending. The work done often escapes publicity, but always with pride and done to the best of their capability…

The Baton and The Pentagon

October 29, 2013

28th October 2013 What an amazing day for The Baton, nearly 5 years since starting from an idea with Founder Alan Rowe and a 100+ mile relay through the night, today saw us in The Pentagon meeting Sergeant Major Bryan Battaglia, Senior Enlisted Advisor to…

The Baton & The US National Guard

October 25, 2013

25th October 2013 Alan and Catherine were humbled and so touched by the overwhelming and heart felt welcome the Side x Side MCM team and the Baton received this morning by the US National Guard in Washington. We were all treated like royalty and learnt…

A Picture Speaks a Thousand Words

October 21, 2013

21st October 2013 A photo that speaks a thousand words and the Baton paying its respect to our American allies on the famous US Marine Corps Marathon Oct 27th an example to the world of how we in the UK really care for those in our military…

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