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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.

Events

30 Aug

Stubbington Fayre – Bank Holiday Monday

Date: Mon 30th August 2021

Location: Stubbington Recreation Ground

18 Sep

HMS COLLINGWOOD Families Day

Date: Sat 18th September 2021

Location: HMS COLLINGWOOD

24 Sep

Lee Victory Festival

Date: Fri 24th September 2021 - Sun 26th September 2021

Location: Lee on Solent

13 Oct

RNBT Annual Presentation

Date: Wed 13th October 2021

Location: HMS COLLINGWOOD (Collingwood & Millennium Halls)

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Pembroke House Employee of the Month – July

Thu 15th July 2021

We know that the staff at Pembroke House always go above and beyond in their role to look after our loved ones. On a monthly basis we will be awarding those staff, be it Nurses, HCA, Domestics, Handy Men, Activities, Administrators or Kitchen Staff.  A member of staff is nominated each month by the residents...

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Cammell Laird and A&P Group announce RNBT as it’s Charity of the Year

Tue 29th June 2021

A further compelling reason for the choice is that many of Cammell Laird’s current employees are former service personnel.  The company is now asking all its employees to consider a range of different ways they can raise money for the Trust, from sponsored events such as sporting challenges, to cake bakes and jumper days. All the...

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RNBT Centenary Care Home – Admiral Jellicoe House Update

Mon 24th May 2021

Our ambitious project to deliver a brand new purpose-built care home in Portsmouth as the centrepiece of our centenary year is on track for practical completion in the spring of 2022.  The latest image from the construction site can be viewed here. https://my.tikee.io/v2/time_lapses/13627/redirect_to_last_img/2c8c19a4-6e33-4704-a7de-f754d76d8179...

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New guidelines for visiting residents at Pembroke House

Fri 14th May 2021

The government is asking all care homes to allow every resident to name up to 2 people who can come for regular indoor visits. The named visitors will need to follow some important steps to reduce the risk of infection to the person they are visiting and to others in the care home.  Lateral Flow...

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Changing times – RNBT Face Masks available to buy

Fri 23rd April 2021

As times are changing and covid-19 has brought many daily restrictions, the wearing of a face mask is now compulsory in shops, public spaces and supermarkets.  The income from attending fundraising events is at an all time low but you can still help.  RNBT Face Masks are now on sale for £5.  To purchase a...

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Castaway House Collaboration with RNA HQ

Fri 16th April 2021

Answering the call to assist, Castaway House in North Portsmouth has been established as a hub for collecting essential supplies that will be shipped out to St Vincent to help people caught up in the disaster to recover and to stay safe.  These essentials include, dry/tinned goods, towels, blankets/sheets, sleeping bags, pillows, First Aid kits,...

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Castaway House Supporting the RNA – St Vincent Volcano Relief Aid

Wed 14th April 2021

RNBT and the other naval charities who work together at Castaway House are supporting The Royal Naval Association’s (RNA) plan to support the major relief effort for the people of St Vincent, of which many service personnel have families there. Castaway House will be the Portsmouth drop off point for any donations in the local...

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RNBT condolences to our Patron on the death of his father HRH Prince Philip

Tue 13th April 2021

Our heartfelt condolences are sent our Patron, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and to Her Majesty The Queen and all members of the Royal Family at this most distressing time, from all staff and trustees of the Royal Naval Benevolent Trust on the sad death of  His Royal Highness Prince Philip The Duke...

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RNBT and Pembroke House Day of Reflection

Tue 23rd March 2021

To mark this day, PH staff and residents laid a bouquet of flowers and a plaque on the Path of Remembrance and observed a minute’s silence at 12pm. Reflecting on this day Chief Executive, Rob Bosshardt expressed these words: I would like to pay tribute to Tarnia Harrison and her staff on their amazing efforts. ...

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Fundraising for Admiral Jellicoe House – Please Help

Fri 12th March 2021

We have already received £400k of support from The Michael Uren Foundation, and we were informed on 9th March that The Gosling Foundation has allocated £500k to support the project.  We are very grateful for their support.  With a number of other donations we are currently at £935k, so are still well short of our...

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Volunteers required for 40th Anniversary of the 1982 Falklands War

Tue 9th March 2021

Alan is looking for volunteers willing to be interviewed about their personal recollections of the war, and to be photographed for a book and exhibition.  Interviews will be used to create a short film about the volunteers experiences.  The work will also explore how the Falkland Islands have developed in the 40-years since the war....

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Dancing for Joy – George rocks around the clock

Mon 1st March 2021

George showing us all just how much of a talented dancer he is. There is no escaping the joy that music has brought George throughout his life-the memories of concerts, dancing and the musicals. We all think he is incredible and a great dancer! At the end George had a wonderful smile and said “I...

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Pembroke House Employee of the Month – January

Wed 20th January 2021

We know that the staff at Pembroke House always go above and beyond in their role to look after our loved ones. On a monthly basis we will be awarding those staff, be it Nurses, HCA, Domestics, Handy Men, Activities, Administrators or Kitchen Staff.  A member of staff is nominated each month by the residents...

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Christmas Greetings from RNBT

Tue 22nd December 2020

Castaway House is now closed until further notice due to the updated Covid-19 Tier Restrictions, but from all of the RNBT Team we wish you a very safe Christmas, and look forward to a brighter 2021. Please stay safe and look after each other...

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Pembroke House – Employee of the Month – December

Fri 11th December 2020

We know that the staff at Pembroke House always go above and beyond in their role to look after our loved ones. On a monthly basis we will be awarding those staff, be it Nurses, HCA, Domestics, Handy Men, Activities, Administrators or Kitchen Staff.  A member of staff is nominated each month by the residents...

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Pembroke House going above and beyond to keep residents and loved ones safe

Fri 13th November 2020

We all know the Navy motto ‘The Team Works’, well none more so than the Maintenance Team at Pembroke House, who have worked flat out to to erect a ‘Floor to Ceiling’ pod which will enable residents and relative to continue their visits and provide the safety they require. This pod will now allow different...

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Pembroke House Employee of the Month – November

Tue 3rd November 2020

We know that the staff at Pembroke House always go above and beyond in their role to look after our loved ones. On a monthly basis we will be awarding those staff, be it Nurses, HCA, Domestics, Handy Men, Activities, Administrators or Kitchen Staff.  A member of staff is nominated each month by the residents...

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Pembroke House Employee of the Month – October

Fri 2nd October 2020

We know that the staff at Pembroke House always go above and beyond in their role to look after our loved ones. On a monthly basis we will be awarding those staff, be it Nurses, HCA, Domestics, Handy Men, Activities, Administrators or Kitchen Staff.  A member of staff is nominated each month by the residents...

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Pembroke House Employee of the Month – September

Fri 4th September 2020

We know that the staff at Pembroke House always go above and beyond in their role to look after our loved ones. On a monthly basis we will be awarding those staff, be it Nurses, HCA, Domestics, Handy Men, Activities, Administrators or Kitchen Staff.  A member of staff is nominated each month by the residents...

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