Tag: veterans

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 […]

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 […]