British Legion

Walk On… Walk On Further in aid of Royal British Legion

The Henley Detachment of the Oxfordshire Army Cadet Force last week presented the Henley-on-Thames and Peppard Branch of The Royal British Legion with £305 for The Royal British Legion Poppy […]

Henley Town Medal 2016

Invesco Perpetual Receive First Organisation Town Medal

Three Town Medals were presented on Friday evening (6 May) with the first ever organisation medal being presented to Invesco Perpetual for their massive contribution to the town.  Councillor Stefan […]

National President Guest at Legion Lunch

Vice Admiral Peter Wilkinson, the National President of the Royal British Legion (RBL) was guest of honour at the recent lunch held by the Henley and Peppard Branch of the […]

Henley Remembrance Parade 2015

Have Your Say – Thank You For Your Support of the Poppy Appeal

We are most grateful for the coverage you gave to events over the Remembrance period. Once again the people of Henley and area have been exceptionally generous in their support […]

Henley Armistice Day

Henley Pays Its Respects on Armistice Day

Yesterday at 11 o’clock the town fell silent for 2 minutes to mark Armistice day. On the town hall steps a ceremony was led by Brigadier Malcolm Page, President of […]

Henley Poppy Appeal Launch 2015

Sam’s Sing-a-Long Launches Poppy Appeal

Sam Brown and her ukulele players kicked off the 2015 poppy appeal again this year in Market Place on Saturday morning with a brilliant sing-a-long which the crowd loved.  The […]

Poppy Appeal Launch Henley 2014

Poppy Appeal Launch This Saturday

This year’s Poppy Appeal in Henley will be launched by the Mayor, Councillor Lorraine Hillier, with Sam Brown and her ukulele players in the Market Place at 11 am on […]

Lest We Forget - Captain Arthur Walker

Commemorative Service for Captain Arthur Walker

Commemorating the WW1 death of Captain A.J.Walker in Gallipoli, exactly one hundred years ago on Friday. Captain Walker’s father, John, the local Barclays Bank Manager at the time, donated the […]

Town Meeting Highlights our Great Community Organisations – Something for Everyone

The Mayor, Councillor Martin Akehurst, welcomed many of the Henley community organisations to the Town Meeting last week at the Town Hall.  He outlined what each of the Town Council […]

Aliquando Poppy Appeal Concert Raises over £6,000

Aliquando’s concert on 8 November held in St Mary’s Church Henley and in aid of the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal was deemed the most successful yet – raising in excess of […]