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Jack Ovens dies aged 108

Jack Ovens, a much loved resident at The Royal Star & Garter Home in Surbiton, died on New Year’s Eve, aged 108. He was believed to be the 49th oldest person in the UK. Born in Teddington, Midd…

Wedding Bells at the Solihull Home

When Solihull grandmother, Joan Senior, had to miss her grandson’s wedding, The Royal Star & Garter Homes came to the rescue. Joan, a resident at The Royal Star & Garter Home in Solihull, w…

The Royal Star & Garter Homes’ WWI Vigil

August 2014 – As lights went out across the UK in a vigil to mark the Centenary of the start of the First World War, a group of staff and residents from The Royal Star & Garter Homes attended ‘A S…

The Royal Star & Garter Homes’ Place in WWI History

August 2014 - As the nation commemorates the Centenary of the start of the First World War, this moment holds particular significance for The Royal Star & Garter Homes as the Charity was establish…