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Garrets International co-funds new maritime education scholarship

26 April 2017

Aspiring chef, Edward Cunanan, from the Philippines, has been selected as the first beneficiary of a new maritime education scholarship co-funded by Sailors’ Society and Garrets International, and administered by Homer Foundation.

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Broadstone knitters meet charity challenge for Sailors' Society

29 March 2017

Broadstone United Reformed Church’s Yarn with Yarn charity craft group delivered 100 hats and 100 neck warmers to the charity at its 199th anniversary service at Winchester Cathedral on March 21.

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Southampton charity Sailors' Society opens first coffee lounge

28 March 2017

The BySea Coffee Lounge, on Portswood Road, opens its doors on Thursday (March 30). All profits from the shop will go towards the charity's work supporting seafarers around the world.

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More than 400 attend 30th anniversary service marking the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster

15 March 2017

Grieving families affected by the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster gathered to mark the 30th anniversary memorial service in Dover on March 6.

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On 6 March 1987, 193 people lost their lives in the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster

15 February 2017

Thirty years on, retired Sailors’ Society port chaplain, Bill McCrea, describes how he supported grieving families.

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Sailors' Society opens new centre for seafarers visiting Montrose

10 February 2017

Seafarers visiting the port of Montrose will arrive to a warm welcome with the opening of a new centre for seafarers. Run by Sailors’ Society, the quayside centre will offer ships' crews a place to find help while away from home.

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