NEWS & EVENTS

ICONIC THREE LIONS UP FOR GRABS IN CHARITY FUNDRAISER FOR BROUGHTON HOUSE

Three lions which represent a slice of local history are up for grabs in a school charity raffle being held to raise funds for Broughton House Veteran Care Village. The wrought iron lions are thought to have sat proudly on the gateposts at the entrance to The Heys School in Prestwich, Greater Manchester, since it… Continue Reading

NEW CEO FOR BROUGHTON HOUSE VETERAN CARE VILLAGE

We are thrilled to welcome former Army officer and healthcare executive Karen Miller as the new chief executive of Broughton House Veteran Care Village. Karen is the first female CEO in our history and will lead us into our new era as Broughton House undergoes a £13m transformation. Sandhurst-trained Karen was an officer in the… Continue Reading

INTERGENERATIONAL FEEL TO REMEMBRANCE WEEK

Broughton House Veterans watched in delight from inside the Stoller Wing as pupils of The Heys School in Prestwich showed them poppy wreaths they have prepared for Remembrance Week. The wreaths have now been laid at the Prestwich cenotaph. Broughton House is being supported by The Heys School through a series of fundraising events. During… Continue Reading

INDOOR MEMORIAL AT BROUGHTON HOUSE FOR LOCKDOWN REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY

Residents of Broughton House Veteran Care Village in Salford lay wreaths at a specially-erected indoor memorial as they mark Remembrance Sunday under lockdown. The temporary memorial has been put up in the function room of the newly-built Stoller Wing. The opening of the wing in September marked the completion of the first stage of a… Continue Reading

DAREDEVIL GRAN MAKES 15,000FT SKYDIVE FOR BROUGHTON HOUSE VETERAN CARE VILLAGE

A daredevil grandma in her late 60s leapt from a plane at 15,000ft to raise money for Broughton House Veteran Care Village in Salford. Retired nurse Brenda Cogswell, 67, from Eccles, Greater Manchester, was making her fourth tandem skydive when she took part in the event at the Black Knights Parachute Centre in Lancaster along… Continue Reading

ARMY CHARITY AWARDS £80,000 TO BROUGHTON HOUSE VETERAN CARE VILLAGE

The Army’s national charity has generously awarded Broughton House Veteran Care Village a five-figure funding boost. ABF The Soldiers’ Charity has granted £80,000 towards our general running costs. Rhys Edwards, fundraising and marketing manager at Broughton House, said: “We are incredibly grateful for the continued support of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. “More than half of… Continue Reading

RNRMC AND GREENWICH HOSPITAL HELP FUND THE COST OF CARING FOR OUR VETERANS

The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity and its partner funder Greenwich Hospital have continued their support of Broughton House Veteran Care Village, with an award of more than £30,000. The grant of £30,473 will go towards the cost of caring for our former Royal Navy and Royal Marines residents. Mandy Lindley, director of relationships… Continue Reading

40 Winks for the Residents of Broughton House!

Residents of Broughton House Veteran Care Village in Salford moved into their new accommodation on the 14th September following the completion of the first stage of a £15m redevelopment, which has been supported by The Albert Gubay Charitable Foundation. The military veterans moved into a three-storey building named The Stoller Wing which features a residential… Continue Reading

NEW CHAIRMAN AT THE HELM OF BROUGHTON HOUSE

A new chairman has taken the helm of our board of trustees at Broughton House Veteran Care Village. Commodore Phil Waterhouse succeeds Professor Sir Netar Malik, who has stood down after eight years in the role. Commodore Waterhouse is the Naval Regional Commander for Northern England and the Isle of Man. He is the First… Continue Reading

VETERANS’ FOUNDATION PROVIDES A TONIC FOR THE HEALTH AND WELLBEING OF OUR RESIDENTS

The Veterans’ Foundation has kindly given Broughton House Veteran Care Village a grant of £20,000 to cover the salary of our Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinator Mick O’Hara for 12 months. The money will also help fund some activities led by Mick, a former Grenadier Guard. Veterans’ Foundation Chief Executive David Shaw said the organisation was… Continue Reading