British Legion

John Scales Ethiopian Highlands in aid of Poppy Appeal

John Green, Chair of the Henley & Peppard Branch of the Royal British Legion has just returned from a 10 day trek in the Simien Highlands in Ethiopia to raise […]

Poppy Appeal Collector Gets His Hair Cut for the Good Cause

Local resident and Poppy Appeal collector Richard Pinches completed this year’s Poppy Appeal by having his hair cut after not having it cut for over a year and donating the […]

84-year-old John Green takes on African mountain challenge for Poppy Appeal

Ukulele Players Lift Spirits at Poppy Appeal Launch

Sam Brown and her ukulele band wore their poppies with pride as they launched the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal on Saturday. The infectiously cheerful group, who have played at […]

Poppy Appeal Launch Tomorrow

The official Poppy Appeal launch will be taking place tomorrow (Saturday) morning in Market Place with Sam Brown and her Ukulele Group once again providing the musical entertainment from 10.30am. […]

Henley Royal British Legion Marks 90 Year Anniversary With River Cruise

It was a momentous occasion for the Henley & Peppard branch of the Royal British Legion as they celebrated their 90th anniversary this week. On Monday (17 June), 55 branch […]

Christ Church Centre Christmas Lunches

The Christ Church Centre are hosting a series of Christmas lunches this forthcoming festive season.  See details below. Wednesday 5th December, 12:00pm Rotary Christmas Lunch for the elderly – FREE […]

Town Marks WW1 Armistice With Special Remembrance Events

Remembrance Service and Parade On the 11th hour, 11th day and 11th month 100 years after the end of WW1 was declared, Henley marked the occasion with a fitting armistice centenary […]

Special Remembrance Projects, Displays and Poppy Seller

Stunning School Poppy Project  There’s a stunning entrance of poppies at Valley Road School.  Take a closer look and you’ll see that 280 poppies are been made out of plastic […]

Remembrance Events to Mark WW1 Armistice Centenary

A series of special events and exhibitions will be held in Henley to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.  These along with other annual Henley remembrance […]