Tag: veterans

Salford Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club.- Photo Credit: Peter Barlow, 2020.

Salford Breakfast Club supports veterans in lockdown 2.0

Salford Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club have been supporting veterans through the second lockdown, helping them through a difficult […]

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“Grow the biggest and best moustaches and proudly show them off” – Broughton House launches Movember challenge

A Salford nursing home for veterans has launched a November fundraising moustache growing challenge. Broughton House on Park Lane is […]

“I was frightened of heights!” – daredevil grandma makes 15,000ft charity skydive for Veteran Care Village

“I was frightened of heights!” – daredevil grandma makes 15,000ft charity skydive for Veteran Care Village

Daredevil grandma, Brenda Cogswell, from Eccles, has leapt from a plane at 15,000ft to raise money Broughton House Veteran Care Village in Salford.

Yasmin Hassanpour with her certificate. Image credit: Broughton House

Skydivers raise £5,000 for veteran care village Broughton House

Seven daredevils who took part in a sponsored skydive have raised £5,000 for Broughton House for ex-servicemen and women which […]

Ian ward before and during his charity shave. Image credit: Broughton House

Former Salford army sergeant raises nearly £4,000 for Broughton House

A former army sergeant from Salford has raised nearly £4,000 for Broughton House Veteran Care Village by having his head […]

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“It’s heartbreaking”- Veterans’ Garage launch fundraiser to repair collapsed roof

The Veterans’ Garage in Eccles has launched a fundraiser to help repair water and structural damage. The charity was set […]

“The ground was covered with dead in the morning” – Gallipoli Association holds Northern conference

“The ground was covered with dead in the morning” – Gallipoli Association holds Northern conference

“We had a good deal of shelling all day. The Border Regt in reserve. An attack began shortly after 10pm […]

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“It’s incredibly uplifting during these strange times” Local students cheer veterans with lockdown letters

Schoolchildren are writing letters to veterans at Salford’s Broughton House to keep their spirits up during lockdown. Pupils at Prestwich […]