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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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RNBT Grant Committee Member, John Herring publishes his naval memoirs

Tue 6th January 2015

Grant Committee member John Herring has recently published his naval service memoirs, The Herring Fleet available to buy through the Events and Publicity Officer at RNBT. John began his naval career in 1958 his book covers his time as a child growing up in Huntingdon, born on the darkest day of WWII to his time...

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Support for RNBT by Block Grant making charities

Tue 30th September 2014

The RNBT spends just shy of £5 million per annum on its charitable activities. The Trust does not actively fundraise because we are configured to distribute money to individuals in cases of need which amounts to about 3,500 beneficiaries every year. The RNBT takes pride in delivering against its charitable objectives in a consistent, swift...

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Pembroke House Fairground Attraction

Thu 14th August 2014

Roll Up, Roll Up, Scream if you want to go faster!!! Well maybe not in the case of the Pembroke House residents but the fun of the fairground came to Pembroke House with residents being able to ‘Hook a Duck’ take a shot at the Coconut Shy and even indulged in some freshly made popcorn....

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Service Charities benefit from LIBOR Fines

Mon 11th August 2014

The Chief Executive is looking rather pleased following a reception hosted by the Prime Minister at which it was formally announced that the RNBT along with a number of other leading charities in the Service Charity Sector will all benefit financially from the infamous LIBOR banking scandal where the banks were fined – a lot...

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Shep Woolley Sea Shanties at Pembroke House

Sun 27th July 2014

Monday Night at Pembroke House was music and laughter night courtesy of Shep Woolley. Shep very kindly held a concert for the residents, staff and Friends of Pembroke House. In good old tradition Shep sang ‘sea shantie’ style songs that had the residents singing along to. Everyone enjoyed this wonderful evening with great entertainment and...

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Pembroke House Garden Party

Fri 25th July 2014

My goodness what a week its been of events in the RNBT and Pembroke House (PH) calendar. Let me start with the PH Garden Party, well the sun beamed down on what became a very hot marquee in the grounds, where relatives, staff, friends and VIPs gathered for a wonderful ‘Afternoon Tea’ style garden party....

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Victory Squadron Cake Competition

Tue 17th June 2014

Stop Press! Stop Press! Corinne Day the Events and Publicity Officer for RNBT has won a prize for her cake prowess !!! Victory Squadron colleagues Tracy Wilson, Chris Miles, Emma Grant and ‘Pixie’ put on another fantastic Cake Bake at HMS COLLINGWOOD.  Many cakes were on display and prizes were awarded to Best Looking, well...

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Pembroke House Nurses Day 2014

In recognition for their achievements, efforts and support, Pembroke House hold each year a ‘Nurses Day’ (all staff are included – its just a title!), this year’s theme was ‘The Roaring 20’s’. Jim Moulson, our Trustee for Care of Older People was delighted to award prizes to those who had excelled in training. Jo Trembeth,...

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Pastures new for long term Royal Maritime Club resident

After 16 years of living at the Royal Maritime Club, former Royal Navy Steward Tony Richardson moves to pastures new to the Agamemnon Housing Association, Cornwell Court in Southsea.  With the help of a grant from RNBT Tony was able to furnish his ground floor flat with a fridge, bed, table and his beloved ‘Command Chair’ often used more than...

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