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Vacancy – John Cornwell VC National Memorial Almshouse

The Trustees of the Royal Naval Benevolent Trust invite applications to become a resident of the John Cornwell VC National Memorial Almshouse.

Eligibility is open to all needy disabled and/or infirm former sailors and Royal Marines up to and including the rate or rank of Warrant Officer, and their families. The almshouse facilities are not suitable for residents with a severe disability due to the design and construction of the buildings, which consists of a community of six cottage homes in Hornchurch, Essex.

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Did you know that RNBT can provide assistance with care home fees and also with domiciliary care?

You might not be aware that RNBT can offer support to older members of The RNBT family by making a contribution towards care home fees. RNBT can also make a contribution towards the cost of domiciliary care. If you know someone who is an ex-RN or RM rating, including reservists, or their widows, then ask them to get in touch with SSAFA who will arrange a home visit and make a recommendation for funding to RNBT.

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RNBT Presentation Room Furniture

At present we are updating the Trust’s presentation facility to suit the needs of a forward-looking RNBT and to meet the prerequisites of outside organisations who are now looking to use our facilities for various uses in the future.

In order to keep abreast of current changes and to ensure that our facilities are up to date and inviting to those wishing to use them, we are refurbishing the Presentation Room to provide the kind of facility that will stimulate and retain the interest of those using it.

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The Trust and RBL help Rose come home

During a trip to Thailand to visit their son, Rose, Arthur and son David were involved in a horrific car accident which took the lives of Rose’s son and husband and left Rose with serious injuries.

Friends and family launched an appeal to raise funds so that Rose could be treated in Thailand. Rose spent 5 and half months in Bangkok Hospital, where she began to recover, but sadly there were no funds left to bring Rose back to the UK.

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RNBT – The Next Chapter

Commander Stephen Farrington (pictured on the right), the Royal Naval Benevolent Trust’s (RNBT) Chief Executive since 2007, has handed over to Commander Rob Bosshardt. Stephen is retiring following a full naval career initially as a Shipwright and latterly as a Marine Engineer followed by a spell running a 2,000 MW coal fired power station before taking on the RNBT.

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The Service Charity Sector and the coronavirus outbreak

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