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30th and 31st May – World famous Beating Retreat performance returns for 2018

The Massed Bands of the Royal Marines will perform their world-renowned Beating Retreat on London’s iconic Horse Guards Parade on 30th and 31st May.

Only performed every two years, this magnificent pageant of military music, precision drill and colour dates back to the 16th century and is regarded as a piece of living history.

The Massed Bands of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines are a collection of 200 highly-talented musicians comprised of Royal Marines from five individual bands based at Portsmouth, Gosport, Plymouth, Scotland and the Commando Training Centre.

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RNRMC: Enhancing facilities and improving lives- on land and at sea

Each year the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity distributes thousands of pounds across naval ships and establishments, ensuring top-quality facilities for Royal Navy and Royal Marines personnel and their families.

The principal charity of the Royal Navy, the RNRMC, helps the entire naval fleet, be they officers, other ranks or specialisations. The charity is there from day one and every day after, delivering everything from life changing grants during times of need to smaller operational grants that aide morale and retention whilst at sea.

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New Manor Camp Centre to provide quality facilities for families of Royal Marines

A grant of over £30,000 has been awarded for the Royal Marines Families and Welfare Centre in Taunton by the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC).

The grant, which has been distributed by the national charity of the Royal Navy, will enable the centre to complete the interior with comfortable furnishings and equipment.

Set to be officially opened later this year, the Norton Manor Camp Families Centre will provide a high quality facility for the Royal Marines service families within the Taunton area.

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Memory of WWI hero ‘Boy Cornwell’ honoured with 1000 mile cycle

Serving members of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines will undertake an arduous 1,000 mile cycle to honour the memory of Jack ‘Boy’ Cornwell, who died at 16 years-old during the Battle of Jutland.

A group of nine sailors and marines will set off on the VC 1000 Mile Challenge from HMS Vivid on Saturday 12th May and will complete their journey at HMS Raleigh on the 24th May.

The challenging 1,000 mile route will honour the memory of the WWI naval hero Jack ‘Boy’ Cornwell, while raising money for three British charities.

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Life after Service: Adapting and Employment – Dale’s Story

Leaving the Royal Navy or Royal Marines and re-entering the working world after a career in the military can be a daunting process for many. For those who serve, a ‘normal life’ is often sacrificed in order to help protect the country. When serving personnel leave it can be difficult to adapt to civilian life outside the structure offered by an Armed Forces environment.

The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) recognise the unique challenges that naval veterans face when leaving the service.

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Grant from Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity helps Housing Options Scotland to deliver to the serving Naval community

A grant from the RNRMC and it’s partner The Greenwich Hospital is being used to support the work of HOS through the successful Military Matters project. Housing advice and information was provided by HOS’s Engagement Manager, Fraser Gilmore, through briefing sessions organised last month at both HM Naval Base Clyde and Rosyth Dockyard. These sessions meant personnel and their families had the opportunity to learn more about their civilian housing options and ask questions about the Scottish housing market.

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Walking the first 1000 miles

Cobseo members have been previously advised that to mark both her recent retirement from the Royal Naval Reserve and the 2017 Centenary year of women’s service in the Royal Navy, Commander Jane Allen is undertaking a solo 5,500-mile charity walk around the coast of mainland Britain.

Starting and finishing at HMS Victory in Portsmouth, Jane’s walk aims to raise funds and awareness for two important Naval Charities – WRNS BT and RNRMC.

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New Manor Camp Centre to provide quality facilities for families of Royal Marines

A grant of over £30,000 has been awarded for the Royal Marines Families and Welfare Centre in Taunton by the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC).

The grant, which has been distributed by the national charity of the Royal Navy, will enable the centre to complete the interior with comfortable furnishings and equipment.

Set to be officially opened later this year, the Norton Manor Camp Families Centre will provide a high quality facility for the Royal Marines service families within the Taunton area.

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