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    Director of Supporter Engagement appointed by The Royal Star & Garter Homes

    Director of Supporter Engagement appointed by The Royal Star & Garter Homes

    Caley Eldred has been appointed as the new Director of Supporter Engagement heading up the Fundraising & Marketing Team at The Royal Star & Garter Homes. She joins the Charity, which provides specialist care for veterans and their partners who live with disability or dementia, in state-of-the-art care homes, on 9 July.   Previously the Director […]

    13th July 2018 | By | Reply More
    RAF Centenary sees WW2 Spitfire pilot share his wartime experiences

    RAF Centenary sees WW2 Spitfire pilot share his wartime experiences

    Today,1st April 2018, the RAF will celebrate 100 years since its formation. The Royal Star & Garter Homes, a Charity that provides specialist care for veterans and their partners who live with disability or dementia, has been privileged to care for many RAF veterans in its 102-year history. Once such resident is Second World War […]

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    WW2 Army veteran celebrates his 100th birthday at Surbiton care home

    WW2 Army veteran celebrates his 100th birthday at Surbiton care home

    Army veteran Douglas Jakeman celebrated his 100th birthday with a party surrounded by family, friends and fellow residents at The Royal Star & Garter Homes, Surbiton. Staff at the Home worked together with Douglas’s daughters to ensure he had a party to remember.   It was a jubilant afternoon, filled with entertainment by local musical […]

    8th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    HRH Princess Alexandra visits veterans at The Royal Star & Garter Homes

    HRH Princess Alexandra visits veterans at The Royal Star & Garter Homes

    Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra visited the disabled veterans living at The Royal Star & Garter Homes, Surbiton, to mark the Charity’s 102nd anniversary. The Princess was received by the Charity’s Chairman, Major General Tim Tyler, Chief Executive, Andy Cole, Director of Care, Pauline Shaw, and Surbiton Home Manager, Barbara Carter.   Her Royal Highness […]

    8th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Veterans and toddlers share the real meaning of Christmas with festive fun!

    Veterans and toddlers share the real meaning of Christmas with festive fun!

    With Christmas just around the corner, disabled veterans at The Royal Star & Garter Homes welcomed babies and toddlers to a fun-filled, Christmas themed multi-sensory class held at the Charity’s Solihull Home. Residents were invited to join in the festive fun alongside the youngsters. The class was run by Hartbeeps, as part of an ongoing […]

    11th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Royal Star & Garter Homes launches a day care service

    Royal Star & Garter Homes launches a day care service

    The Royal Star & Garter Homes has launched a day care service, the ‘Star & Garter Club’. The service welcomes tri-service veterans of HM Armed Forces and their partners to the Charity’s award-winning Solihull Home. The Charity has drawn upon its wealth of experience in providing outstanding residential care to establish a complete day care […]

    25th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Surbiton care home welcomes RAF service personnel for a day of entertainment

    Surbiton care home welcomes RAF service personnel for a day of entertainment

    Residents at The Royal Star & Garter Homes recently welcomed RAF servicemen and women when they recently visited the Surbiton Home. Residents were delighted to welcome the Training Staff, Aircraftmen and Women currently stationed at RAF Halton to share an afternoon participating in various activities. After a tour of the Home, they joined in with […]

    13th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Royal Star & Garter Homes’ resident shares his story for Armed Forces Day

    Royal Star & Garter Homes’ resident shares his story for Armed Forces Day

      Armed Forces Day is an opportunity to honour the bravery and commitment of British Service personnel both past and present. At this time, we think of the veterans cared for by The Royal Star & Garter Homes and share their stories of sacrifice and courage. One soldier, Stephen, was just 19 when he was […]

    23rd June 2017 | By | Reply More
    London Marathon runners raise more than £9000 for disabled veterans

    London Marathon runners raise more than £9000 for disabled veterans

    The London Marathon remains one of the biggest charity fundraising events in the UK and this year veterans’ charity The Royal Star & Garter Homes was represented by three runners keen to go the extra mile to raise funds for the Charity they feel so passionately for.   The 26.2-mile course was completed by Pauline […]

    27th April 2017 | By | Reply More
    The Royal Star & Garter Homes – Veterans meet their penpals

    The Royal Star & Garter Homes – Veterans meet their penpals

    Veterans at The Royal Star & Garter Homes in Surbiton and pupils from Hinchley Wood School have become penpals in an initiative to get generations writing to each other run by It’s not Your Birthday But.   Glitter pens and fountain pens in hand, the 12-year old pupils and the residents, who are mostly in their […]

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