23 Jul 2019 23:56
Meeting at the NMA 18th July 2019

Lucas and myself had a meeting with Staff of the National Memorial Arboretum (NMA) on Thursday 18th Jul 2019.  Lucas, who is supporting TNCMC with our Social Media [ ... ]

26 Feb 2019 03:53
Work Opportunity Wolverhampton (WOW) 21 Feb 19

Comrades from the Army and RAF supported the Work Opportunities Wolverhampton (WOW) event on Thursday 21 February 2019, organised by the Faculty of Science and Engineering [ ... ]

02 Nov 2018 10:03
Glamorous Caribbean Ball 22nd September 2018

Ladies & Gents, a night to remember at the Glamorous Caribbean Ball, Northampton, and it was indeed glamorous with over 400 people in attendance who looked very dapper [ ... ]

05 Jul 2019 23:47
Charity Walk, Milton Keynes 30th June 2019

Team TNCMC took part in The Charity Walk For Peace event at Milton Keynes on Sunday 30th June 2019, and picnic afterwards, proudly representing the British Armed Forces. 

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26 Jan 2019 08:30
TNCMC Official Launch 14th February 2019

The National Caribbean Monument Charity held its official launch on 14th February 2019, VALENTINES DAY, to add a touch of romance in celebration of our people. The day was [ ... ]

22 Oct 2018 04:14
90th Birthday Party 14th September 2018 Wolverhampton

Friday 14th September 2018 was a fantastic night at The Mount Hotel, Wolverhampton in celebration of Mr Barnard for his 90th Birthday. The evening was very jovial and supported [ ... ]

05 Jul 2019 22:36
 Presentation at Saltley Methodist Church, Birmingham, 26th May 2019

Reverend Samuel and members of his congregation were very keen to meet members of TNCMC because of the publicity of our charity given to them by Mr Albert & Mrs Shirley [ ... ]

26 Jan 2019 08:30
TNCMC Annual General Meeting 26th January 2019

The 1st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The National Caribbean Monument Charity (TNCMC) was held on the 26th January 2019 at the Office of Eleanor Smith MP, Wolverhampton South [ ... ]

17 Jun 2018 03:04
TNCMC Parachute Jump

TNCMC Parachute Jump 

The TNCMC Charity Parachute Jump was planned to take place on 26th May 2018 with participants from the Royal Navy, Army and [ ... ]

05 Apr 2019 08:12
30th March 2019 Young Lives Matter Mental Health Conference

TNCMC was invited to a mental health conference, titled Young Lives Matter, on the 30th March at the University of Birmingham. The conference was organised by Partners, The [ ... ]

03 Nov 2018 11:21
Charity Ball 13th October 2018

The National Caribbean Monument Charity held its first Charity Ball on the 13th October 2018 at the National Mortorcycle Museum, Soluhull, Birmingham. This was a special event [ ... ]

30 Aug 2017 08:24
TNCMC Charity Golf 24 Aug 17

The National Caribbean Monument Charity (TNCMC) Charity Golf Day

After months of planning the day finally came, 24th August 2017 at Perton Golf Course, Wolverhampton. Will [ ... ]

15 Mar 2019 01:18
11th March 2019 Commonwealth Day at Memorial Gates London

Another absolutely incredible day today, 11th March 2019 at the Memorial Gates, Commonwealth Day Commemoration in London, with some notable individuals meeting and greeting [ ... ]

02 Nov 2018 12:01
Herbert Morris Wreath 20th September 2018

Wreath laid at the grave of Private Herbert Morris, 20th September 2018, on behalf of TNCMC, 2nd year in a row.

It is considered a privilage and an honour for members of [ ... ]

08 Feb 2017 20:38
FOB Charity Ball 4th Feb 2017

FOB Charity Ball 4th Feb 2017

TNCMC was invited to raise awarness at the FOB Charity Ball on the 4th February 2017.  It was a great opportunity as many attended the function [ ... ]

26 Feb 2019 03:57
Make A Difference Diversity Watch Nottingham 23 Feb19

     The National Caribbean Monument Charity (TNCMC) was at the 'Make A Difference Diversity Watch' event in Nottingham yesterday, Saturday, 23 February [ ... ]

02 Nov 2018 11:21
Holy Trinity Church Ancestors ARISE 23rd September 2018

The flyer speaks for itself in terms of what this event was about.  The Service was very well attended with people from different background and ethninicity. 

I [ ... ]

07 Feb 2017 06:11
Meeting with Grace Foods UK Ltd

Meeting with Grace Foods UK Ltd

Thanks to the persistence of Joan, Trustee, we were able to meet with Nyree Chambers, Marketing Manager Grace Foods UK Ltd [ ... ]

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Donald Campbell served 36 years in the Royal Air Force and retired as a Warrant Officer in 2006. My years of service as an engineer extended to many countries around the world, including Northern Ireland, Madagasca, Germany, Holland, Denmark, Norway, Sardinia, Saudi, Falkland Islands, Belize and the USA.

I served most of his years on large Operational Units as a Survival Equipment Technician working on Fast Jet aircrafts such as Jaguar, Harrier, Tornado, Hawks and a variety of helicopters. My final years were in charge of my Trade Training School, as the Training Manager, at RAF Cosford, Defence College of Aeronautical Engineering.

I represented the Royal Air Force as a role model for Ethnic Minority Recruiting, West Midlands, for 5 years, which included visiting many schools, colleges, leisure centres, demonstrating engineering equipment, including Ejector Seats, and sharing my experience of life in the Royal Air Force.

I was awarded 2 commendations for meritorious service, one of which was in conjunction with the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2002 and a Good Show Award for an outstanding personal contribution to the work of the Careers Information Service 2004.

In 2001 I became a member of OSCAR Sandwell (Registered Charity No 1080599 England and Wales) as a volunteer to share my experience in management and to help raise funds for people affected with Sickle Cell and Thallassaemia.I later became a Director and Chairman of the organisation serving a total of 14 years until I resiged.

As a founder member of the Ex-Service Personnel Reunion(EPR), instigated in 2010, I am Chairman of this organisation which holds an annual reunion. EPR is now a major successful event in the calender going from strength, encouraging support from around the world. 

I presently engaged as a Trustee and Chairman of The National Caribbean Monument Charity (Registered Charity No 1172060 England and Wales) helping to commission a monument in the National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire for Caribbean people in remembrance or their sacrifices and contributions to Britain over many, many years. The National Caribbean Monument Charity(TNCM), has been fully established to manage the process of raising awareness to the general public and acquiring the funds to erect a fitting monument by September 2019.