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The Comet
Senior officials from Hitchin’s Royal British Legion threaten to quit over lack of support from head office 07:01 29 September 2016 Senior officials from Hitchin's Royal British Legion
Senior officials from Hitchin’s Royal British Legion threaten to quit over lack of support from head office
The Comet / Posted 7 hours ago
07:01 29 September 2016 Senior officials from Hitchin's Royal British Legion threaten to quit. Senior officials from the Hitchin branch of... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Lynda Atkins promises to keep serving Wallingford despite town council resignation13 years is quite something but there had to be a point at which I stood down."
Lynda Atkins promises to keep serving Wallingford despite town council resignation
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
13 years is quite something but there had to be a point at which I stood down." Ms Atkins is also county chairman for the Royal British Legion and works as an NHS consultant on capital projects. She told fellow councillors in a letter: "My family... Read more
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Ipswich Star
East Anglian PR professionals claim gold in regional CIPR PRide Awardswinning the top gong in the Corporate and Business PR category.” Big Wave PR a
East Anglian PR professionals claim gold in regional CIPR PRide Awards
Ipswich Star / Posted yesterday
winning the top gong in the Corporate and Business PR category.” Big Wave PR and Remembrance Travel, the travel arm of the Royal British Legion, won gold in the Consumer Relations Campaign category and silver in the Not For Profit Campaign category... Read more
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Weston Mercury
New Poppy Appeal helpers required in Clevedon and Portishead 11:11 27 September 2016 The Royal British Legion has appealed for more peopl
New Poppy Appeal helpers required in Clevedon and Portishead
Weston Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
11:11 27 September 2016 The Royal British Legion has appealed for more people in Clevedon and Portishead to volunteer and help. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Dame... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Air-Fest to rock for charitya good cause when a fundraising festival comes to the village later this year.
Air-Fest to rock for charity
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
a good cause when a fundraising festival comes to the village later this year. Air-Fest will take place in the village's Royal British Legion Club on November 19, starting at 4pm, to raise money for The Great North Air Ambulance. The line-up... Read more
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express
BETRAYAL OF OUR HEROES: Veterans 'denied vital help due to red tape blunders'means the true scale of Britain's veterans crisis is not fully understood accor
BETRAYAL OF OUR HEROES: Veterans 'denied vital help due to red tape blunders'
express / Posted 5 days ago
means the true scale of Britain's veterans crisis is not fully understood according to Steve Sherry, chief executive of the Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI).Related articles The Royal British Legion (RBL) - the RBLI's sister charity -... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norwich community thanked for generous poppy responseAppeal organisers have thanked the community for its response to a plea for mor
Norwich community thanked for generous poppy response
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Appeal organisers have thanked the community for its response to a plea for more volunteers. Earlier this week the Royal British Legion said it was struggling to recruit people to carry out collections in Norwich. But following an appeal... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norwich community thanked for generous poppy responseAppeal organisers have thanked the community for its response to a plea for mor
Norwich community thanked for generous poppy response
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 5 days ago
Appeal organisers have thanked the community for its response to a plea for more volunteers. Earlier this week the Royal British Legion said it was struggling to recruit people to carry out collections in Norwich. But following an appeal... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Coffee afternoon at Legion clubSt John's Residents' Association in Workington will hold a coffee afternoon on
Coffee afternoon at Legion club
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
St John's Residents' Association in Workington will hold a coffee afternoon on Monday, September 26 from 1pm to 5pm at the Royal British Legion Club in St John's Court. Games are on offer and advice will be available on issues of concern. Admission... Read more
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chad
Scheme to prevent 'bed-blocking' at King's Mill saves NHS £1m a yearto get his life back on track. He was offered supported housing in Pleasley Sp
Scheme to prevent 'bed-blocking' at King's Mill saves NHS £1m a year
chad / Posted 5 days ago
to get his life back on track. He was offered supported housing in Pleasley Springs and was put in touch with the Royal British Legion which helped to acquire furniture and other essentials for him, and pay some of his debts. After his... Read more
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express
Women MUST be allowed to serve on front line, says female Afghan veteran & Rio championqualified for the SAS or SBS. Olympic superstar Ms Stanning is backing a major
Women MUST be allowed to serve on front line, says female Afghan veteran & Rio champion
express / Posted 6 days ago
qualified for the SAS or SBS. Olympic superstar Ms Stanning is backing a major new campaign called Be Brave With Me by the Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) to raise awareness and funds for the quarter of veterans left out of work when they... Read more
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Spalding Today
Holbeach St Johns marks Somme centenarychurch service was led by the Rev Barbara Hutchinson and then the congregation,
Holbeach St Johns marks Somme centenary
Spalding Today / Posted 7 days ago
church service was led by the Rev Barbara Hutchinson and then the congregation, including four standard bearers from The Royal British Legion and eight air cadets from Spalding, moved to the war memorial for the wreath laying and the playing of... Read more
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Newquay Voice
New priest installed at Newquay churchof his ministry following the retirement of Rev Michael Adams. Rev Jem also rec
New priest installed at Newquay church
Newquay Voice / Posted 7 days ago
of his ministry following the retirement of Rev Michael Adams. Rev Jem also received a preaching scarf from the Newquay Royal British Legion after agreeing to be their chaplain. Rev Jem said: “I particularly enjoyed the licensing service due to... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
How the Poppy Appeal has helped veterans in need across the cityfrom drug and alcohol advice, to one-to-one support for the armed forces commun
How the Poppy Appeal has helped veterans in need across the city
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 7 days ago
from drug and alcohol advice, to one-to-one support for the armed forces community. And now, thanks to funding from the Royal British Legion (RBL), it is looking to expand its operations even further across the region. It is one of several... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Royal British Legion needs more Poppy Appeal volunteers in Weston-super-Mare 16:54 21 September 2016 Dame Barbara Windsor launches this year's
Royal British Legion needs more Poppy Appeal volunteers in Weston
Weston Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
-super-Mare 16:54 21 September 2016 Dame Barbara Windsor launches this year's Poppy People campaign (2) More volunteers are needed to support the Royal British Legion (RBL) in... Read more
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This is West Country
Taunton artist creates stunning artwork at Brean Beachwinning a grand prize. The book's author, John Michael Hudson, set up the ques
Taunton artist creates stunning artwork at Brean Beach
This is West Country / Posted 8 days ago
winning a grand prize. The book's author, John Michael Hudson, set up the quest to raise money for three charities , The Royal British Legion, the Fuschea Group and Round Table for Children's Wish, a charity that helps wishes come true for... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Can you help? - Royal British Legion struggles to recruit volunteers for this year’s Poppy Appeal in Norwich 07:00 21 September 2016 JB_1_POPPY_APPEAL_YARMOUTH.f18e8b71-3898-4904-ae2e-8
Can you help? - Royal British Legion struggles to recruit volunteers for this year’s Poppy Appeal in Norwich
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
07:00 21 September 2016 JB_1_POPPY_APPEAL_YARMOUTH.f18e8b71-3898-4904-ae2e-84f31cd3b992.3c694cbf-a5e7-4c90-8221-f39f8c3290fe It is an... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Can you help? - Royal British Legion struggles to recruit volunteers for this year’s Poppy Appeal in Norwich 07:00 21 September 2016 JB_1_POPPY_APPEAL_YARMOUTH.f18e8b71-3898-4904-ae2e-8
Can you help? - Royal British Legion struggles to recruit volunteers for this year’s Poppy Appeal in Norwich
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 8 days ago
07:00 21 September 2016 JB_1_POPPY_APPEAL_YARMOUTH.f18e8b71-3898-4904-ae2e-84f31cd3b992.3c694cbf-a5e7-4c90-8221-f39f8c3290fe It is an... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
More volunteers are needed to help with Poppy Appeal in Norwichhelps support some of the most vulnerable former servicemen and women across th
More volunteers are needed to help with Poppy Appeal in Norwich
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
helps support some of the most vulnerable former servicemen and women across the city. xxx_Lyn_hatch But this year the Royal British Legion is struggling to find enough volunteers to help with its Poppy Appeal in Norwich. The charity had hoped... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
More volunteers are needed to help with Poppy Appeal in Norwichhelps support some of the most vulnerable former servicemen and women across th
More volunteers are needed to help with Poppy Appeal in Norwich
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 8 days ago
helps support some of the most vulnerable former servicemen and women across the city. xxx_Lyn_hatch But this year the Royal British Legion is struggling to find enough volunteers to help with its Poppy Appeal in Norwich. The charity had hoped... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Committee unite to fight memorial vandalismgroup. CCTV and increased police patrols were discussed at the William Pit Act
Committee unite to fight memorial vandalism
Whitehaven News / Posted 8 days ago
group. CCTV and increased police patrols were discussed at the William Pit Action Group's first meeting at the Bransty Royal British Legion headquarters. Last week, smashed vodka and beer bottles were left strewn over the site north of... Read more
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Northern Echo
Special service commemorates Barnard Castle's real life 'Private Ryan'was so moved by the family’s story. All proceeds from the song, which was offi
Special service commemorates Barnard Castle's real life 'Private Ryan'
Northern Echo / Posted 9 days ago
was so moved by the family’s story. All proceeds from the song, which was officially released yesterday, will go the the Royal British Legion and Help for Heroes. Many of Mr Smith’s family members still live in the town, and attended the... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Dereham remembers The Few at Battle of Britain paradeconfidence that this annual parade will have a future.” Dennis O’Callaghan, wh
Dereham remembers The Few at Battle of Britain parade
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
confidence that this annual parade will have a future.” Dennis O’Callaghan, who is president of the Dereham branch of the Royal British Legion, said: “In that small period of time in 1940 those men saved England from the Nazis. “We simply can not... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow stops to remember Battle of Britain fallenremember the men, women and children who died in the conflict during the Second
Barrow stops to remember Battle of Britain fallen
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 10 days ago
remember the men, women and children who died in the conflict during the Second World War. After the ceremony, dignitaries, members of the armed forces past and present and cadets marched to the Royal British Legion in Holker Street for refreshmen... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Lake District makes us proud to be Britishfor our elders 15. Tower Bridge 16. Fry-ups 17. Stonehenge 18. Prince Willi
Lake District makes us proud to be British
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
for our elders 15. Tower Bridge 16. Fry-ups 17. Stonehenge 18. Prince William and Kate 19. White Cliffs of Dover 20. Royal British Legion 21. Mo Farah 22. Our ability to apologise 23. James Bond 24. Harry Potter 25. The film... Read more
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Royston & Buntingford Crow
Cousins from Royston to throw ‘ladies night’ fundraiser for stillbirth charity Sandsand have a pamper, so please come along.” The ‘ladies night out’ will take pla
Cousins from Royston to throw ‘ladies night’ fundraiser for stillbirth charity Sands
Royston & Buntingford Crow / Posted 13 days ago
and have a pamper, so please come along.” The ‘ladies night out’ will take place on Friday, September 30, at the Royston Royal British Legion from 7.30pm. Candice and Stacey have asked if anyone wants to join in or donate, to contact them and... Read more
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Northern Echo
Home town honour on centenary of hero's VCthe Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, Barry Dodd, several regiments of the Ar
Home town honour on centenary of hero's VC
Northern Echo / Posted 13 days ago
the Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, Barry Dodd, several regiments of the Armed Forces, schools, council members and the Royal British Legion. Drummers from Yorkshire Regiment will sound the Last Post and lower the flag before a memorial paving... Read more
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express
War veteran who protected Queen denied civic award2,000 signatures. EVENING GAZETTECouncil officers have rejected nomination bec
War veteran who protected Queen denied civic award
express / Posted 13 days ago
2,000 signatures. EVENING GAZETTECouncil officers have rejected nomination because of the location of his bravery The Royal British Legion backed it, saying: “We encourage communities to recognise the important role played by veterans.” The... Read more
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Access Hollywood
The Royal Bachelor: Prince HarryPrince Harry laughs as an air horn given to him to start a leg of the Royal Bri
The Royal Bachelor: Prince Harry
Access Hollywood / Posted 13 days ago
Prince Harry laughs as an air horn given to him to start a leg of the Royal British Legion’s March for Honour malfunctions during the opening of the Royal British Legion Wootton Bassett Field of Remembrance in Lydiard Park in Wootton Bassett, England... Read more
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Spalding Today
Marking the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme at Holbeach St Johnsat the war memorial. The service starts at 2pm on Sunday, followed by a wreath
Marking the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme at Holbeach St Johns
Spalding Today / Posted 14 days ago
at the war memorial. The service starts at 2pm on Sunday, followed by a wreath laying ceremony at the war memorial. The Royal British Legion has been calling on communities to remember those who lost their lives. The Battle of the Somme took... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Greater Game play telling the story of Clapton Orient’s major contribution to World War One is starting at Southwark Playhouse tonightof Bradley Branning in Eastenders, and Danny Walters, of Benidorm, plus many mo
Greater Game play telling the story of Clapton Orient’s major contribution to World War One is starting at Southwark Playhouse tonight
Ilford Recorder / Posted 14 days ago
of Bradley Branning in Eastenders, and Danny Walters, of Benidorm, plus many more. The play is proudly sponsored by the Royal British Legion in association with the Players’ Football Association as part of the centenary commemorations of the... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Greater Game play telling the story of Clapton Orient’s major contribution to World War One is starting at Southwark Playhouse tonightof Bradley Branning in Eastenders, and Danny Walters, of Benidorm, plus many mo
Greater Game play telling the story of Clapton Orient’s major contribution to World War One is starting at Southwark Playhouse tonight
Newham Recorder / Posted 14 days ago
of Bradley Branning in Eastenders, and Danny Walters, of Benidorm, plus many more. The play is proudly sponsored by the Royal British Legion in association with the Players’ Football Association as part of the centenary commemorations of the... Read more
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Northern Echo
Service planned for farmer's son turned war hero who was killed in Battle of the Somme17) at 3pm at St Peter’s Church, Hilton. It is expected to include representat
Service planned for farmer's son turned war hero who was killed in Battle of the Somme
Northern Echo / Posted 14 days ago
17) at 3pm at St Peter’s Church, Hilton. It is expected to include representatives from the Green Howards and the Royal British Legion. Steve Erskine, assistant curator of the Green Howards Museum, in Richmond, said: “We think it’s... Read more
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Northern Echo
Service planned for farmer's son turned war hero who was killed in Battle of the Somme.17) at 3pm at St Peter’s Church, Hilton. It is expected to include representat
Service planned for farmer's son turned war hero who was killed in Battle of the Somme.
Northern Echo / Posted 14 days ago
17) at 3pm at St Peter’s Church, Hilton. It is expected to include representatives from the Green Howards and the Royal British Legion. Steve Erskine, assistant curator of the Green Howards Museum, in Richmond, said: “We think it’s... Read more
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Northern Echo
Service for the real life 'Saving Private Ryan' who was brought home after his five brothers were killed on the Frontheart broke,” he said. All proceeds from the song, which will officially be re
Service for the real life 'Saving Private Ryan' who was brought home after his five brothers were killed on the Front
Northern Echo / Posted 15 days ago
heart broke,” he said. All proceeds from the song, which will officially be released on Monday, will go the the Royal British Legion and Help for Heroes. Many of Mr Smith’s family members still live in the town, including his youngest... Read more
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Northern Echo
The real life 'Saving Private Ryan'heart broke,” he said. All proceeds from the song, which will officially be re
The real life 'Saving Private Ryan'
Northern Echo / Posted 15 days ago
heart broke,” he said. All proceeds from the song, which will officially be released on Monday, will go the the Royal British Legion and Help for Heroes. Many of Mr Smith’s family members still live in the town, including his youngest... Read more
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This is West Country
Chard Royal British Legion hunt for new chairman to ensure survivalCHARD’S branch of the Royal British Legion needs a new chairman if it is to sur
Chard Royal British Legion hunt for new chairman to ensure survival
This is West Country / Posted 15 days ago
CHARD’S branch of the Royal British Legion needs a new chairman if it is to survive. That is the message coming from the Chard branch’s current chairman John Gudge, pictured right, who has been looking to step down for more than a year. In... Read more
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Sky News Australia
David Cameron yet to decide futurematch the PS4.6 million ($A8.1 million) advance reportedly given to the Labour
David Cameron yet to decide future
Sky News Australia / Posted 15 days ago
match the PS4.6 million ($A8.1 million) advance reportedly given to the Labour PM - money which was anyway donated to the Royal British Legion. More profitable routes to pursue may include consultancies, directorships or advisory roles with major... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Terminally ill Barrow man inspires rock 'n' roll night for charityBarrow, put on a special show on Saturday night at the Kill One club in Duke St
Terminally ill Barrow man inspires rock 'n' roll night for charity
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Barrow, put on a special show on Saturday night at the Kill One club in Duke Street to raise funds for Macmillan and the Royal British Legion. The 63-year-old has incurable lung cancer and for the last few weeks has been busying himself making... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Standard to be laid upThe laying up of the Clare Royal British Legion Women’s Section’s standard will
Standard to be laid up
Bury Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
The laying up of the Clare Royal British Legion Women’s Section’s standard will take place on Sunday, September 25. It will take place at Clare Parish Church at 2pm, with a parade beforehand from 1.45pm, starting at Clare Social Club. This will be... Read more
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Daily Mail
Cameron is to QUIT the House of Commons with IMMEDIATE effect- A Journey - published in 2010. The former Labour PM donated the advance and a
Cameron is to QUIT the House of Commons with IMMEDIATE effect
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
- A Journey - published in 2010. The former Labour PM donated the advance and all royalties to the Armed Forces charity The Royal British Legion. Mr Cameron, who took a £75,000 pay cut the minute he walked out of Downing Street, has also been... Read more
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Gazette
PICTURES: thousands flock to Frampton Country Fair for one of the biggest and best years yetaerobatic display from top pilot Simon Johnson and parachute jump from Jump4Her
PICTURES: thousands flock to Frampton Country Fair for one of the biggest and best years yet
Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
aerobatic display from top pilot Simon Johnson and parachute jump from Jump4Heroes, who were helping to raise money for the Royal British Legion. The main stage also welcomed gun dog training, simulated coursing and the controversial mass parade of... Read more
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Luton Today
Ride of remembrance for Mall managerbe involved in Love Luton and having the opportunity to raise money for charity
Ride of remembrance for Mall manager
Luton Today / Posted 17 days ago
be involved in Love Luton and having the opportunity to raise money for charity.” The proceeds will be split between the Royal British Legion and the Mall’s charity of the year, East Anglian Air Ambulance. Sponsor Roy at... Read more
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chroniclelive
Meet the North Shields care home worker who 'always goes the extra mile'about his late military friend’s life. John shared Mr Campbell’s story and, al
Meet the North Shields care home worker who 'always goes the extra mile'
chroniclelive / Posted 17 days ago
about his late military friend’s life. John shared Mr Campbell’s story and, along with other staff at Fontburn and the Royal British Legion, helped ensure the WWII soldier was given a fitting send-off. Michelle said: “When my dad was dying... Read more
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chroniclelive
Cowgate and Blakelaw: 25 old Chronicle photographsNewbiggin Harlequins. Band members often made their own uniforms and instrument
Cowgate and Blakelaw: 25 old Chronicle photographs
chroniclelive / Posted 18 days ago
Newbiggin Harlequins. Band members often made their own uniforms and instruments. For older folk, the Cowgate and Blakelaw Royal British Legion Club used to meet in The Windmill pub before they got their own premises. Our images from the Sunday... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
St Albans Heritage Open Days are back for this weekendand bread. No booking required. Not suitable for under 5s. Ground floor wheelch
St Albans Heritage Open Days are back for this weekend
Herts Advertiser / Posted 20 days ago
and bread. No booking required. Not suitable for under 5s. Ground floor wheelchair access only. www.redbournburymill.co.uk Royal British Legion Mitchell Hall – Saturday and Sunday 11am-3pm – see the Mitchell Hall and a rare, original Nissen Hunt.... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Darts champion Keith Deller in townwho won the World Professional Darts Championship in 1983, will headline the Da
Darts champion Keith Deller in town
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 20 days ago
who won the World Professional Darts Championship in 1983, will headline the Darts for Heroes event at the town's Royal British Legion Club on November 4. The 56-year-old will play against 20 members of the audience, who will be drawn... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Coffee afternoon in WorkingtonSt John's Residents' Association next coffee afternoon takes place on Monday, S
Coffee afternoon in Workington
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 21 days ago
St John's Residents' Association next coffee afternoon takes place on Monday, September 12 from 1pm to 5pm at Workington Royal British Legion at St John's Court. Games are on offer and people will also be able to get advice on issues that are... Read more
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guardian-series
Tale of players' valour in wara couple of years back. “To be honest we had to find somewhere pretty quickly
Tale of players' valour in war
guardian-series / Posted 22 days ago
a couple of years back. “To be honest we had to find somewhere pretty quickly as we were given some sponsorship by the Royal British Legion, which is just fantastic,” said Tilly. “We had to start frantically ringing around theatres and I... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Tributes after death of Leeds war herofounder member of the Leeds branch of the Coldstream Guards Association, a form
Tributes after death of Leeds war hero
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 22 days ago
founder member of the Leeds branch of the Coldstream Guards Association, a former chairman of the Collingham branch of the Royal British Legion and a Freemason at the Calcaria lodge in Wetherby. His son David, 58, said: “He was a man of integrity... Read more
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