Tag: veterans

Andy Reid with Karen Miller at Broughton House Veteran Care Village - permission via press release

“They are the Chelsea Pensioners of the north” – A veteran has become an ambassador for Broughton House Veteran Care Village in Salford

Veteran Andy Reid MBE has become the ambassador for Broughton House Veteran Care Village in Salford. Dubbed the home of […]

Stagecoach ADL Enviro 400 MMC 10534 wearing a special livery for the 2021 Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal, seen in Preston on 4th November. Credit: Alan Robson

Ex-Salford University student and Stagecoach driver speaks on Stagecoach’s free travel for veterans

Stagecoach has confirmed its commitment to the armed forces by offering free travel for veterans and military personnel on its […]

Richard Broadfield and the TRIM-IT van. Permission received to use by Richard Broadfield

“A lot of lads do struggle”- Broaders barbers giving free haircuts to veterans and serving personnel

Broaders Barbers are offering free haircuts to veterans and serving personnel this Friday in Eccles. Richard Broadfield, 28, is giving […]

Colin Adams. Image credit: Broughton House press release. Safe to use

“They deserve the best for all they have done for the country” – Army Veteran of over 30 years joins Broughton House Veteran Care Village

Army Veteran, Colin Adams, aged 50, has spent more than 30 years as a regular in the British Army has […]

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 […]

George Simms image from Broughton House Instagram.

“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 […]