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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.

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The Trust and RBL help Rose come home

Thu 16th November 2017

During a trip to Thailand to visit their son, Rose, Arthur and son David were involved in a horrific car accident which took the lives of Rose’s son and husband and left Rose with serious injuries. Friends and family launched an appeal to raise funds so that Rose could be treated in Thailand. Rose spent...

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Project Semaphore helps residents at Pembroke House with iPads

Fri 3rd November 2017

It is not an IT Project, it is a Project to provide friendship, support and practical help. With the outcome of better spiritual and mental health: a recent study equated loneliness in the elderly to the effect of smoking 15 cigarettes a day. RNBT’s trustee Sarah Clewes helps with the project....

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WRNS100 GREENWICH

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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