British Legion

Calling for Poppy Appeal Collectors to Fundraise

Henley-on-Thames Community Poppy Appeal is seeking volunteers to fundraise for few hours a year as its iconic street collectors during Remembrance, as well as fundraise with special events and tasks. […]

Nick Hands Poppy Appeal Baton on to Sara

Nick Launders, the Peppard Poppy Appeal Organiser (POA) organised a thank you lunch for all his volunteers at the Unicorn pub last week as he is stepping down from his […]

Poppy Appeal Launch Henley 2016

New Treasurer Needed for Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion Henley & Peppard Branch are looking for a new Treasurer to help keep their finances in order. Anne Evans, Chair of the RBL Henley & Peppared […]

Henley Army Cadets Achieve Promotions

Henley Detachment’s very own Tallulah Scott and Jamie Forehand have both recently been promoted to the two most senior ranks achievable within the Army Cadet Force (ACF). This is a […]

Local Branch Marks 100th Anniversary of Royal British Legion & President Gets Special Award

The Henley & Peppard Branch of the Royal British Legion joined branches nationwide on Saturday to mark the 100th anniversary of the charity which was formed in the aftermath of […]

Service to Mark the 100th Anniversary of Royal British Legion Foundation

A service to mark the 100th year anniversary of formation of the Royal British Legion is taking place tomorrow (Saturday 15 May) at St Mary’s Church. The Royal British Legion […]

Town Pays Respect on Remembrance Sunday

“We are now all fighting an enemy that we cannot see, the Covid-19 virus.  I wonder what our service heroes of the first and second world wars would think of […]

Henley Detachment, Army Cadet Force – Remembers

Cadets from Henley Detachment, Oxfordshire Army Cadet Force (ACF) have been busy making poppies for a remembrance display at their County Headquarters in Bicester. The Cadets received a virtual tutorial […]

Henley Remembrance Parade 2015

Remembrance Sunday Service to Be Streamed Live

This year’s scaled down Remembrance Service this Sunday (8 November) will be available to watch live via YouTube. From 10.45am the service will start with a fly past from RAF […]

Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal Calls on Henley For Support

The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal launched on Saturday morning in Falaise Square with a much smaller ceremony than usual. Though the event looked decidedly different this year due to […]