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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SCISSORS MANOEUVRE SEES FORMER ARMY SERGEANT SHORN FOR BROUGHTON HOUSE

A former army sergeant from Salford has raised nearly £4,000 for Broughton House Veteran Care Village by having his head and beard completely shaved. Ian Ward, 57, last had a haircut and shave before lockdown started. His partner Diane Richardson got out the scissors, clippers and razor to shear him. Ian, a father-of-two, served in… Continue Reading

BROUGHTON HOUSE VETERANS CELEBRATE VE DAY

Residents at Broughton House Veteran Care Village in Salford, including World War Two veterans, celebrated the 75th anniversary of VE Day with a special afternoon tea and entertainment. ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, the British Army’s national charity which provides support to soldiers, veterans and their families, provided refreshments and party paraphernalia including bunting and flags… Continue Reading

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