News & Events

The Trust takes every possible opportunity to engage with our beneficiaries and their families by attending events across the country. As we are unable to visit every area on a regular basis we also publish matters of local or national interest in the press and other media.


2 Jun


Date: Sat 2nd June 2018


16 Jun

HMS SULTAN Summer Show

Date: Sat 16th June 2018 - Sun 17th June 2018

Location: HMS SULTAN Polo Field, Gosport

23 Jun

National Armed Forces Day

Date: Sat 23rd June 2018

Location: Llandudno

7 Jul

RNAS Yeovilton Air Day

Date: Sat 7th July 2018

Location: Somerset

15 Sep

RM Corps Families Weekend

Date: Sat 15th September 2018 - Sun 16th September 2018

Location: CTCRM Lympstone




Tue 18th July 2017

Women’s Royal Naval Service Benevolent Trust, RNRMC, Association of Royal Navy Officers ARNO & Royal Navy Officers’ Charity RNOC and The Royal Naval Benevolent Trust, 4 charities working alongside each other for the benefit of retired and serving Royal Navy personnel. Job well done and a fabulous day was had by all....

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CE Handover – Cdr Rob Bosshardt takes the helm at RNBT

Mon 20th March 2017

Stephen retires from the Trust in April and will literally be sailing off into the sunset, well for a short time at least. Stephen has seen many changes at the Trust and at Pembroke House, some sad times but mostly happy memories. From all at RNBT and Pembroke we wish him well in his retirement....

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Pembroke House – Christmas Day 2016

Tue 3rd January 2017

Even Santa called in on the residents of Pembroke House to hand out all the presents. Proving you are never too old to believe in Santa! Merry Christmas everyone....

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Staff Achievement Day at Pembroke House

Tue 21st June 2016

Every year the staff at Pembroke House gather to celebrate an ‘Achievement Day’ party, which this year held a very royal theme in recognition of the Queen’s 90th birthday. Staff and volunteers were given awards for training and development, these were kindly presented by Jim Moulson. Congratulations to Cynthia Hope who recieved an award for...

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Nick Jellicoe, Grandson of Admiral John Jellicoe visits RNBT

As it is the centenary year of the Battle of Jutland, RNBT were privileged to invite Nick Jellicoe, the grandson of Admiral John Jellicoe to visit the Trust. Admiral Jellicoe was the founder of the Grand Fleet Fund, the forerunner to the RNBT. Nick kindly signed his book Jutland the Unfinished Battle, which will be...

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Funding for The Royal Naval Benevolent Trust

Thu 14th April 2016

The RNBT spends in the order of £5 million per annum on its charitable activities.   The Trust does not actively fundraise because it is configured to distribute money to individuals in cases of need which amounts to approximately 3,000 beneficiaries every year. The RNBT takes pride in delivering against its charitable objectives in a consistent,...

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Tue 15th December 2015

Its wonderful to have the support of service personnel and none more so than the support of a whole Ship’s Company. As you may have seen from posts on Facebook, HMS CHIDDINGFOLD set themselves 4 massive challenges, swim the Channel, run the distance from Portsmouth to CHIDDINGFOLD, row the straights of Hamuz and lift the...

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Buzzword Creative long term supporter of RNBT

Tue 25th August 2015

The Chief Executive met with Adam Smith, the Managing Director of Buzzword, the Chichester based creative and graphic design agency to receive a donation. Buzzword supports the Trust in terms of the web-site, annual review and images for advertising etc. The cheque presentation took place in a local pub that features a wide cross section...

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