The Royal Hospital Chelsea is delighted to announce that a second runner will be taking part in the London Marathon in April this year in support of the Chelsea Pensioners.

Rachel Webster, who herself served in the Army for 26 years, has decided to take on the challenge of running this year’s London Marathon in support of the Chelsea Pensioners.

The Royal Hospital Chelsea is delighted to have agreed an ongoing partnership with leading estate agents John D Wood & Co. In a wide ranging agreement we have the opportunity to learn from the experience of John D Wood & Co in raising awareness and funds for our charity as well as to engage with their staff to promote the work of the Hospital and the Chelsea Pensioners to new audiences.  

Chelsea Pensioner and London Marathon veteran Fred shared his advice with charity duo.

A group of six Chelsea Pensioners and staff of the Royal Hospital Chelsea have visited a Personnel Recovery Centre in Tidworth, Wiltshire. 

Sales of seed of Mr Fothergill's Poppy Victoria Cross have now resulted in a massive £39,823 being raised for the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

The Royal Hospital Chelsea, home of the Chelsea Pensioners, has been selected as charity of the year by Sainsbury’s Local’s Gatliff Road store.

Retail sales of seed of Mr Fothergill's Poppy Victoria Cross this Spring (January to June 2014) have raised more than £24,000 for the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

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Chelsea Pensioners share recollections of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The Royal Hospital Chelsea community continues to send our thoughts and condolences to the Royal Family at this difficult time. Many of our Chelsea Pensioners were fortunate enough to meet HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at the Royal Hospital’s Founder’s Day celebrations or through his other official duties.

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Remembering the Soane Infirmary bombing

Today marks 80 years following the bombing of the Royal Hospital’s Infirmary during the Second World War. The magnificent Infirmary, which once stood on the current site of the National Army Museum, was hit by a parachute bomb on 16 April 1941 – destroying most of the building and tragically ending the lives of 13 people.

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