British Legion

Remembering Iconic Wartime Vehicles for the Henley Poppy Appeal

Last Saturday members of the Berks and Oxon Military Vehicle Trust brought their iconic wartime vehicles to Henley Market Place in support of the Henley-on-Thames Community Poppy Appeal. Despite the […]

Hundreds Visit Market Place for Henley Poppy Day

Market Place was abuzz with activity on Saturday with the return of Henley Poppy Day. The event, organised by the Poppy Appeal, is a staple of the Henley calendar in […]

Poppy Appeal Launches

Henley Poppy Appeal is delighted to announce they will be launching this year’s appeal on Saturday (29 October) in Market Place between 10.30-4.00pm with music from Waterloo Band & Bugles […]

Gillotts Begin Remembrance Period with Poppy Appeal Assembly

As Remembrance Day approaches, Gillotts School held a special Poppy Appeal assembly last Thursday to mark the beginning of their Remembrance period. The Gillotts students were visited by three special […]

Henley Remembers Her Majesty

Henley residents and members of organisations remembered Queen Elizabeth II at a church service of commemoration and thanksgiving on Sunday afternoon at St Mary’s Church and a large crowd gathered […]

Fundraiser Trooper John Receives Outstanding Service & Dedication Award

Royal British Legion fundraising ‘Trooper’, John Green set off on this Platinum Jubilee 70km in 70 hours walk on Tuesday from his home in Maidensgrove. John is a member of […]

Former Mayor Presents Her Charities With Large Cheques

Not only were the cheques large in physical size, the number they were made out for were large amounts to former Mayor, Councillor Sarah Miller’s charities this week. Two cheques […]

John Sets Himself a Platinum Challenge

John Green from the Henley & Peppard Branch of the Royal British Legion will be taking on another walking challenge to complete 70kms in 70 hours to raise money for […]

Music Salutes our Armed Forces

Market Place on Saturday saluted our service personnel with the RAF Salon Orchestra playing to mark national Armed Forces Day. The event was organised by Sara Abey, Henley’s Poppy Appeal […]