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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

Unfortunately there are no upcoming RNBT events at the moment. Please return to check if new events have been announced.

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Admiral Jellicoe House Open Day Saturday 20th July

Fri 28th June 2024

As part of our valued local community, we would like to invite you for a tour of our luxury, state of the art care home on Locksway Road, Portsmouth. Having just celebrated our second anniversary at Admiral Jellicoe House, our home sets new standards in providing residential care, nursing care, respite and dedicated dementia support...

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The Longest Day – RNBT’s support then and now

Wed 5th June 2024

As the newly appointed Chief Executive of The RNBT it gives me an immense sense of pride to pay tribute to the veterans of ‘The Longest Day’. A letter written to The RNBT In May 1944, from the Commanding Officer of HMS Queen Elizabeth said: ‘The heaviest call on organisations, will not come during the...

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Tue 14th May 2024

Meet the RNBT Beneficiary Support Co-ordinators (BSCs), Phil Shuttleworth and Chrissie Hughes.   There may be lots of underlying issues which lead the RNBT beneficiaries to times of need and distress. By taking a more holistic approach to these issues Phil and Chrissie will spend some time on the phone discussing a resolution, offering guidance to...

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Royal Patron for RNBT

Wed 8th May 2024

We are delighted to confirm that His Majesty King Charles III will be retaining the Patronage of The Royal Naval Benevolent Trust.   This announcement marks the first anniversary of Their Majesties’ Coronation and we continue to feel incredibly honoured and grateful to be acknowledged and supported by His Majesty in the work we do....

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The Royal Naval Benevolent Trust announces new Chief Executive

Fri 16th February 2024

Debbie brings broad experience across the wider charities sector, having most recently served as Director of Health and Wellbeing at Morden College, a prestigious City-backed Almshouse Charity specialising in residential, domiciliary care and support for older people; prior to that Debbie was Chief Operating Officer at Guild Care, a Worthing based social care charity providing...

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A life-changing legacy formed off the coast of Scotland

Thu 4th January 2024

The RNBT was first formed in waters off Orkney ahead of the Battle of Jutland. Commander-in-Chief, Admiral John Jellicoe set up a benevolent fund for sailors and their loved ones, shelling out £50 – around £4,000 today – to help sailors and their families rebuild their lives following what became the largest naval battle of...

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HMS SULTAN Comedy Night For Admiral Jellicoe House

Mon 27th November 2023

A collection was made for the benefit of three charities including BFF, who provide entertainment to boost morale across the Armed Forces, the RNRMC and the RNBT (Admiral Jellicoe House). Representatives from Admiral Jellicoe House were invited to HMS Sultan to receive a donation of £350. Base Warrant Officer, WO1 Daniel ‘Bouncy’ Castle said: “The...

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Centenary Birthday for the Colonel

Guests, including the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth and the RM Corps of Drums,  gathered to celebrate Alan’s special day. The Royal Marines Corp of Drums performed a spectacular display of music and on completion family and close friends gathered for a small party.  It was a very special day for everyone and especially Alan....

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Helping our most needy get through the winter

Fri 17th November 2023

RNBT assists our most needy people who only have a very low household income with a regular payment to help make ends meet. We have recognised the impact of the recent rise in the cost of living, particularly on utility bills, and to help offset the impact, particularly in the difficult winter months ahead we...

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