BROUGHTON HOUSE IS A BUILDING FULL OF STORIES

Hearing our veterans explain the things they have experienced makes you realise how quite extraordinary they are. It is important for us to remember their stories and to remember that after their service has finished, Broughton House is where they call home.

“It was our spirit that kept us alive I think”

AGED JUST 18, GEOFF STOTT WAS ONBOARD HMS EXETER WHEN IT WAS DESTROYED IN 1942.

HE THEN SPENT 3 YEARS AS A PRISONER OF WAR.

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REUNION INSPIRES FORMER LORD MAYOR OF MANCHESTER TO BECOME BROUGHTON HOUSE AMBASSADOR

Carl Austin-Behan and Chris were stationed together at RAF Chivenor in Devon during the early 1990s. Carl was a fireman and Chris was an assistant air traffic controller. The pair met for the first time in nearly 30 years at the funeral of 100-year-old RAF veteran and Broughton House resident Oswald Dixon last October. Carl… Continue Reading

Team GB Star Amy Champions Broughton House

Team GB Taekwondo para athlete and world champion Amy Truesdale is the latest sports star to become an official ambassador of Broughton House. Amy, who is ranked number one in the world and is training full-time in Manchester for next year’s Paralympic Games in Tokyo, is from a military family. Her late grandfather Samuel, her… Continue Reading

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