NEWS & EVENTS

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

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

BROUGHTON HOUSE AWARDED COVID-19 GRANT OF £125,000

We are delighted to announce the award of a £125,000 grant to Broughton House Veteran Care Village by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust. The grant comes from the Trust’s Covid-19 Emergency Fund, which is making money available to armed forces charities to plug the deficit in fundraising income suffered during the coronavirus pandemic. In… Continue Reading

SKYDIVERS RAISE £5,000 FOR BROUGHTON HOUSE VETERAN CARE VILLAGE

Seven daredevils who took part in a sponsored skydive have raised £5,000 for Broughton House. The magnificent seven – five of whom are serving officers or veterans – carried out their ‘Leap for Legends’ mission at the Black Knights Parachute Centre in Lancaster, jumping out of a plane from up to 15,000 ft. Among them… Continue Reading

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

BROUGHTON HOUSE RECEIVES BOOST FROM CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD STAFF

We are thrilled to announce that staff at the Manchester office of property services giant Cushman & Wakefield have chosen Broughton House Veteran Care Village as their local charity of the year for 2020. Each year, the firm adopts a national charity and its offices choose a local cause to support. Broughton House was nominated… Continue Reading

STUDENTS CHEER OUR VETERANS WITH LOCKDOWN LETTERS

Our residents have been cheered during the lockdown with letters from students at Prestwich Arts College. The school’s council has picked Broughton House Veteran Care Village as its chosen charity, raising hundreds of pounds so far through a variety of activities, including a recent at-home sponsored silence. Head teacher Rachel Evans devised the letter-writing scheme… Continue Reading

LATEST UPDATE REGARDING COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS)

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