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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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Pembroke House Employee of the Month April

Thu 2nd April 2020

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

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Pembroke House – Employee of the Month March

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

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Jean leaves Pembroke House with smile on her face

Tue 31st March 2020

I just want to share with you a good news story, pre Coronavirus and social distancing. Jean came to Pembroke House from hospital and was very unwell with grade 4 pressure sores and was on continuing care. Staff had to nurse Jean and dress her wounds hourly, she was unable to walk and was totally...

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New Milestone for the Centenary Care Home Project

Tue 17th March 2020

We have now signed and exchanged contracts at the offices of Blake Morgan with our chosen development partner, LNT Care Developments Ltd, to buy the land and build our 66-bed care home for our Centenary Project, subject to gaining planning permission from Portsmouth City Council. This marks an important project milestone. We are looking forward...

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Waitrose of Southsea Community Matters donates to the Care Home Project

Tue 10th March 2020

At the start of the New Year, RNBT was part of the Community Matters scheme run by Waitrose in Southsea.  Our supporters were asked to ‘Pop when you Shop’ a green token into the RNBT section, the chosen 3 charities would each receive a share of £1000.  Today the Chief Executive, Rob Bosshardt and the...

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Pembroke House Employee of the Month February

Fri 28th February 2020

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

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Pembroke House Activities Co-ordinator achieves distinction for MSc

Laura was given the opportunity to study for a Master of Science degree in Social and Applied Psychology through her role at Pembroke House, the course was funded by RNBT.  Her 2 years of determination, hard studying, essays and projects were finally worth it when Laura graduated at the University of Kent with a distinction....

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Wessex Lodge of Fidelity (Fareham) donate to the Centenary Care Home Project

Tue 21st January 2020

During a Confederation Of Naval Associations (CONA) meeting, the RNBT Chief Executive, Rob Bosshardt, gave a presentation on the plans for the Centenary Care Home Project, being built in Milton, Portsmouth.  Tony and Dave thought this would be a good project to donate to.  They approached the members of the Wessex Lodge of Fidelity, who...

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Dave Gibson – Cycling Home for Christmas (5000 miles)

Tue 24th December 2019

Dave is a former Royal Marines Warrant Officer who was discharged from the Service after completing close to 29 years of “undetected crime” in the Corps. Employed for the last 7 years as one of the RNBT Grant Administrators he decided to try and keep fit by joining the Royal Marines Association Cycle Club, nothing...

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RNBT helps create new business Heckleby’s Hounds

Tue 6th August 2019

Leon Gray, a former Service Policeman set up Heckleby’s Hounds dog walking and pet services business in March 2019 and with the help of a business grant from RNBT was able to expand.  Leon was able to purchase more pet equipment, such as dog leads, muzzles and also use the funds to complete a Dog...

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RNBT Financial Controller to take Yorkshire 3 Peak Challenge

Tue 25th June 2019

Rob and his team will be attempting to complete the 25 mile route with over 5,000 feet of ups and downs in less than 12 hours.  Rob is no stranger to challenges having competed in the London Marathon in 2017.  Rob and the team will be raising funds for RNBT.  To find out how you...

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BSC2 climbs to Everest Base Camp

Mon 6th May 2019

On the 13th of April Tracy Mawer joined a group of 7 others to commence a 19 day trek to Everest Base Camp.  After arriving in vibrant Kathmandu she took an ‘interesting and heart-stopping’ internal flight to Lukla airport to start our trek.  In the first few days the team passed through many villages greeting...

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Then and Now – RNBT Grants Committee

Mon 18th March 2019

Well not much has changed, the RNBT are still giving money away to serving personnel and veterans of the RN and RM and their families but what has changed is the volume of beneficiaries and the amounts. In just 1 yr (ended 30 June 1977) the Grant Committee helped 249 beneficiaries and their families to...

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RNBT Poster Veteran visits Castaway House

It was a lovely surprise to meet the man who has been the face of the RNBT posters for over 7 years. Vic Read traveled from Bognor Regis by public transport especially to meet Corinne, the Events and Publicity Officer. It was many years ago that Corinne saw a photo of Vic, taken at the...

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Pembroke House – Positive Feedback from CQC Inspection

Tue 26th June 2018

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) carried out a comprehensive inspection of Pembroke House on 13th and 14th June 2018. Whilst the full inspection report has not yet been published, the written feedback from the Inspector was most encouraging, noting the ‘positive comments from people about the care provided’; ‘full activities programme and planned visits’; ‘good...

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Hays Travel (Gosport) Cycle to Plymouth and back

Thu 19th April 2018

A huge thank you to Hays Travel Gosport, Branch Manager Sara and her staff, who have recently cycled from Gosport to Plymouth and back on static bikes (thank you to Anytime Fitness (Gosport) for the loan of the bikes). Which equates to 340 miles. Customers and staff all got involved. The event also included a...

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