British Legion

British Legion Branch Continuing to Thrive

The Henley & Peppard Branch of the Royal British Legion would like let you know that they are very much still operating and it is only the Harpsden branch which […]

Henley Detachment, Army Cadets – Armed Forces’ Day

This Saturday, 27 June, Henley Detachment will be celebrating Armed Forces’ Day from the safety of their homes compared to the usual Royal British Legion collection that takes place each […]

Henley Army Cadets Researches the Battle of Cassel

Cadet Serjeant Jamie Forehand of Henley Detachment – Oxfordshire Army Cadet Force spent his COVID-19 lockdown researching the Battle of Cassel, marking 80 years on. Henley locals formed ‘A’ Company […]

Obituary – Brian Hughes, Legendary British Legion Fundraiser and Standard Bearer

Henley’s well-known and well-loved Royal British Legion (RBL) fundraiser and standard bearer, Brian Hughes has sadly passed away, aged 87. Brian was renowned throughout Henley for his stalwart fundraising efforts […]

VE Day Messages from Henley Army Cadets

Henley Detachment, Oxfordshire Army Cadet Force was due to join the veteran members of the Royal British Legion, Henley-on-Thames & Peppard Branch, to march through Henley to a special service […]

Turn Your Window Red, White & Blue for VE Day 75th Anniversary

Local residents are being urged by the Henley-on-Thames and Peppard Branch of the Royal British Legion to join them in celebrating the 75th anniversary of VE Day on 8 May […]

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 […]