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Belfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland stars return to their roots for Festival of RemembranceIreland stars return to their roots for Festival of Remembrance Jayne Wisener
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
Ireland stars return to their roots for Festival of Remembrance Jayne Wisener and Fra Fee will perform in the Royal British Legion's Northern Ireland Festival of Remembrance this year, it has been... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Soldier starts fitness boot camp in West Cumbriaa group of 20 soldiers to walk 20 miles in full kit to raise money for charity.
Whitehaven News / Posted 16 hours ago
a group of 20 soldiers to walk 20 miles in full kit to raise money for charity. The soldiers joined forces with the town's Royal British Legion and walked from their base to Silloth in Combat Effective Fighting Order, which weighs 25kg. The... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Soldier starts fitness boot camp in West Cumbriaa group of 20 soldiers to walk 20 miles in full kit to raise money for charity.
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 17 hours ago
a group of 20 soldiers to walk 20 miles in full kit to raise money for charity. The soldiers joined forces with the town's Royal British Legion and walked from their base to Silloth in Combat Effective Fighting Order, which weighs 25kg. The... Read more
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The News and Star
Soldier starts fitness boot camp in West Cumbriaa group of 20 soldiers to walk 20 miles in full kit to raise money for charity.
The News and Star / Posted 17 hours ago
a group of 20 soldiers to walk 20 miles in full kit to raise money for charity. The soldiers joined forces with the town's Royal British Legion and walked from their base to Silloth in Combat Effective Fighting Order, which weighs 25kg. The... Read more
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18h
Belfast Telegraph
VC hero of Great War battle to be honoured in Co DownVC Hall was greeted by a 3,000-strong crowd in the town square. A sword belong
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 hours ago
VC Hall was greeted by a 3,000-strong crowd in the town square. A sword belonging to him hangs on the wall of the local Royal British Legion Club. He was a member of the Aughnahoory Orange Lodge in Co Down before moving back to Canada, where he... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
New bid to halt West Cumbrian housing developmentsarea. The Low Seaton Anti-Development Group was formed after plans were reveal
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 19 hours ago
area. The Low Seaton Anti-Development Group was formed after plans were revealed to build 109 homes near the village's Royal British Legion. The group met this week and welcomed the news the county council was opposing the plans based on... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Young Muslims head to Lakes to raise money for UK charitiestaking part in a half marathon run and walk and hope to raise more than £500,00
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
taking part in a half marathon run and walk and hope to raise more than £500,000 for UK charities, including Bloodwise, The Royal British Legion, Save the Children, NSPCC, Barnardos, CLIC Sargent, UNICEF, British Red Cross, Cumbria Community... Read more
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Weston Mercury
St Andrews reach county Wedmore Plate final after one-shot semi-final victoryR Lacy 29-20; J Mingo-West, G Coombe, R Birmingham 10-25. The only competitive
Weston Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
R Lacy 29-20; J Mingo-West, G Coombe, R Birmingham 10-25. The only competitive match this week was against Portishead Royal British Legion in the Weston & District Over-60s League. Winscombe won on all six rinks to take the game by 127 shots... Read more
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Louth Leader
Thousands flock to another successful Poppies on the Prom event in Mablethorpeon by the local Flanders Friends fundraising group and was jointly organised th
Louth Leader / Posted 2 days ago
on by the local Flanders Friends fundraising group and was jointly organised this year with the Mablethorpe and District Royal British Legion. On the day, an impressive £ £4,973.21 was raised, which will go towards the RBL’s Poppy Appeal. A... Read more
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Pendle Today
Royal honour for high flier Catherinein India. Catherine is a member of the boards of the Charity Commission for En
Pendle Today / Posted 2 days ago
in India. Catherine is a member of the boards of the Charity Commission for England and Wales, the Met Office, the Royal British Legion and The National Memorial Arboretum. As the Cambridges are increasing their charity work and official... Read more
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The News and Star
Plea for help: volunteers urgently needed for Cumbria's Poppy Appealsupport members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families. The need app
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
support members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families. The need appears to be greater in west Cumbria where the Royal British Legion is hoping up to 40 new volunteers will step forward. Our volunteers are very much the lifeblood of the... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Plea for help: volunteers urgently needed for Cumbria's Poppy Appealsupport members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families. The need app
Whitehaven News / Posted 2 days ago
support members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families. The need appears to be greater in west Cumbria where the Royal British Legion is hoping up to 40 new volunteers will step forward. Our volunteers are very much the lifeblood of the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Plea for help: volunteers urgently needed for Cumbria's Poppy Appealsupport members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families. The need app
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
support members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families. The need appears to be greater in west Cumbria where the Royal British Legion is hoping up to 40 new volunteers will step forward. Our volunteers are very much the lifeblood of the... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
Are you related to WW1 Hero, Private Arthur John Nappin?The Royal British Legion’s South East Midlands Team, based in Aylesbury, is app
Aylesbury Today / Posted 2 days ago
The Royal British Legion’s South East Midlands Team, based in Aylesbury, is appealing for anyone in the area to come forward if they are related to Private Arthur John Nappin, as they have an original photograph they would like to return. Killed in... Read more
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chroniclelive
Your charity news in the North East: Punk rock single, boat race, cycle challenge success and more!charities were represented including SSAFA, North East war memorials project, V
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
charities were represented including SSAFA, North East war memorials project, Veteran’s Response, Yesterday’s Heroes, the Royal British Legion and also the maritime volunteer service, cadets, territorial army and the police. There were also live... Read more
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Gazette
Motorcyclists and scooter riders in South Gloucestershire wanted to join newest branch of Royal British LegionMOTORCYCLISTS, moped and scooter riders are being sought out to join a recently
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
MOTORCYCLISTS, moped and scooter riders are being sought out to join a recently formed branch of the Royal British Legion in South Gloucestershire. The Riders Brach is the biggest within the Royal British Legion (RBL) and membership is open to... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Fond farewell to Blackburn's Burma Railway herofather of two spent three and a half years in Japanese captivity, most of it as
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
father of two spent three and a half years in Japanese captivity, most of it as forced labour on the 258 mile long railway line from Burma to Thailand through near impossible terrain. Representatives of the Royal British Legion als... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Legions of supporters as RBL gets baking of supermarket shopperswhich supports the armed forces was delighted to receive £200 thanks to support
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
which supports the armed forces was delighted to receive £200 thanks to support from shoppers at a supermarket. The Royal British Legion received the money from Asda in Carterton, following an initiative in which customers choose their... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Muslim charity group to stage fundraising runs in Keswickup to 1,000 members of the association expected to take part with the goal of r
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 8 days ago
up to 1,000 members of the association expected to take part with the goal of raising £500,000 for charities including The Royal British Legion, Save the Children, NSPCC, Barnardos, CLIC Sargent, UNICEF, British Red Cross and MIND Cumbria. Farooq... Read more
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The News and Star
Muslim charity group to stage fundraising runs in Keswickup to 1,000 members of the association expected to take part with the goal of r
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
up to 1,000 members of the association expected to take part with the goal of raising £500,000 for charities including The Royal British Legion, Save the Children, NSPCC, Barnardos, CLIC Sargent, UNICEF, British Red Cross and MIND Cumbria. Farooq... Read more
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Bolton News
Drinkers at club praised for first aid efforts after man suffers cardiac arrestEmergency services were called to the Royal British Legion Club in Belmont Road
Bolton News / Posted 8 days ago
Emergency services were called to the Royal British Legion Club in Belmont Road at around 10pm last night to reports of a man who had suffered a cardiac arrest. The fire service attended with paramedics and watch manager Ian Read said people at the... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
Former Oldham Chronicle industrial correspondent dies aged 88– he was a regular contributor to field-sport journals and would also submit cl
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 8 days ago
– he was a regular contributor to field-sport journals and would also submit classical music reviews,” the obituary states. His funeral will be held at 2pm on Friday at Oldham Crematorium, followed by a wake at Lees Royal British Legion, near Oldh... Read more
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Thame Gazette
RBL makes urgent call for poppy organiserAn urgent call is being made in Thame to help our heroes, as the Royal British
Thame Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
An urgent call is being made in Thame to help our heroes, as the Royal British Legion gears up for its annual Poppy Appeal The RBL in Oxfordshire is looking to recruit a new Poppy Appeal organiser for the district of Thame to join its army of... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
RBL makes urgent call for poppy organiserAn urgent call is being made in Thame to help our heroes, as the Royal British
Aylesbury Today / Posted 9 days ago
An urgent call is being made in Thame to help our heroes, as the Royal British Legion gears up for its annual Poppy Appeal The RBL in Oxfordshire is looking to recruit a new Poppy Appeal organiser for the district of Thame to join its army of... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Clarence Gold defeat Ashcombe Knights in Over-60s League encounterplanned opponents for the B team had earlier withdrawn from the league. The A
Weston Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
planned opponents for the B team had earlier withdrawn from the league. The A team’s match was at home against Portishead Royal British Legion and while the game was very close on one rink (which Winscombe eventually lost by one shot), they had it... Read more
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Spalding Today
Pledge on £2.5m overhaul of police system at Crowland crime meetingof the South Holland Neighbourhood Policing Team, were the guests of Crowland c
Spalding Today / Posted 9 days ago
of the South Holland Neighbourhood Policing Team, were the guests of Crowland county councillor Nigel Pepper at the town’s Royal British Legion Hall. About 55 people, including representatives from Cowbit, Crowland, Deeping St Nicholas and The... Read more
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The Comet
Stevenage Dunkirk veteran George Clark, 98, gets standing ovation after screening of blockbuster war moviehim a free ticket to the blockbuster directed by Christopher Nolan, along with
The Comet / Posted 10 days ago
him a free ticket to the blockbuster directed by Christopher Nolan, along with other members of the Stevenage branch of the Royal British Legion who regularly collect for the Poppy Appeal in the cinema’s foyer. Speaking to the Comet afterwards in... Read more
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Chelsea FC
Register now for chance to hold bucket collectionspoll, will alternate with the club's charity partner Plan International and oth
Chelsea FC / Posted 10 days ago
poll, will alternate with the club's charity partner Plan International and other long-standing charities such as the Royal British Legion when it comes to collections. The first of the four matchdays available for the winning charities is in... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Hundreds transported to wartime era at aviation museumgroup. Mr Caledcott, who is Bury St Edmunds co-ordinator for the Christian Vis
Bury Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
group. Mr Caledcott, who is Bury St Edmunds co-ordinator for the Christian Vision for Men, led a memorial service with Royal British Legion standard bearers and bugler Rachel Hockley-Warner. He thanked the event’s stall-holders, visitors and... Read more
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International Business Times
Queen left in 'royal shambles' after wave of senior aide resignations – but why have they quit? explaining: "Catherine is a member of the Boards of the Charity Commission for
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
explaining: "Catherine is a member of the Boards of the Charity Commission for England and Wales, the Met Office, and the Royal British Legion. "She has an MBA from Oxford University's Saïd Business School and degrees from US and UK... Read more
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express
Tribute to one of UK's last PoWs from River Kwai 'Death Railway' dies aged 97MP Jack Straw said: “Alf Davey was a credit to those who fought in the war. He
express / Posted 12 days ago
MP Jack Straw said: “Alf Davey was a credit to those who fought in the war. He will be missed.” Jon Keighren, of the Royal British Legion, said: “Alf was one of a small but dwindling group of remarkably brave soldiers who survived a living... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year’s bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year’s bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year’s bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year’s bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year’s bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year’s bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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Bury Times
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year’s bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
Bury Times / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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Gazette
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year’s bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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guardian-series
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year’s bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
guardian-series / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year’s bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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Harrow Times
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year’s bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
Harrow Times / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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This is West Country
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year’s bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
This is West Country / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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Gazette News
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year’s bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
Gazette News / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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Bolton News
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year’s bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
Bolton News / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year’s bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year’s bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year's bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year’s bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
EveningTimes Online / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Wheelchair rugby squad for Invictus games aim to better last year’s bronze medalcombined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising
Croydon Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
combined with performance and commitment to training. A partnership comprising the Ministry of Defence, Help for Heroes, and The Royal British Legion has organised the British involvement in the games, supported by car-maker Jaguar L... Read more
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