NEWS & EVENTS

RAF Benevolent Fund Provides £15,000 for Broughton House Veteran Care Village

We are once again thrilled and deeply grateful to receive a grant towards the cost of looking after RAF veterans in our care. The RAF Benevolent Fund has awarded us £15,000, which follows a grant of £18,000 we received earlier this year from the charity. The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is the RAF’s leading… Continue Reading

Buy a Bauble this Christmas!

Help Decorate the Broughton House Christmas Tree! This year we are starting from scratch, with a blank tree, and we are asking for your help to decorate it with baubles and well wishes for our veteran residents this Christmas. Baubles are a suggested donation of £5 each and you can choose to add your own… Continue Reading

The Great Auction: Win a shirt this Christmas!

Broughton House presents: The Great Auction! Score one of these shirts just in time for Christmas and raise money for the veteran residents of Broughton House. We have a mixture of Poppy Shirts and Signed Shirts up for grabs from a range of local clubs from the Premier League to the National League. Shirts include… Continue Reading

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