Sunday, 23 September 2018

Legion standard bearer presented with another award

Legion standard bearer presented with another award

A STANDARD bearer from Henley has been recognised for his contribution to the Oxfordshire branch of the Royal British Legion. Brian ...

 

Veteran attends party to celebrate film portrayal of war

Veteran attends party to celebrate film portrayal of war

AN army veteran from Wargrave was invited to a party held to celebrate a film set during the Second World War. John Fryer served in ...

 

Legion chairman on pilgrimage to Ypres

Legion chairman on pilgrimage to Ypres

A MAN from Maidensgrove and his grandson will make a pilgrimage to Ypres to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First ...

 

Poppy music

A MUSIC festival to commemorate the end of the First World War was held in Wargrave. Groups including the Arborfield Military Wives ...

 

Garden party

THE Wargrave Royal British Legion branch will hold a summer party at the home of Philip and Kate Emerton in Heron’s Creek on Thursday, ...

 

14,000 ft skydive was a highlight of my life

14,000 ft skydive was a highlight of my life

A CHARITY volunteer who completed a 14,000ft skydive to raise funds says it was one of the best experiences of her life. Mollie ...

 

Molly swaps bike for skydiving suit

Molly swaps bike for skydiving suit

SHE is more used to bucket collections and poppy sales but one member of the Henley and Peppard branch of the Royal British Legion ...

 

Volunteers honoured for long service to Poppy Appeal

Volunteers honoured for long service to Poppy Appeal

VOLUNTEERS for the Wargrave Poppy Appeal have been honoured for 80 years of service between them. Certificates were presented to Diane ...

 

Memorial left to age

THE war memorial in Wargrave is to be allowed to “age gracefully” rather than be cleaned. The decision by the parish council follows a ...

 

Heroic wartime nurse at festive lunch

Heroic wartime nurse at festive lunch

A FORMER army nurse awardded a military honour was among the guests at the Christmas lunch for members of the Henley and Peppard ...

 

Royal British Legion - Remembrance lunch

Royal British Legion - Remembrance lunch

ABOUT 30 people attended the Henley and Peppard branch of the Royal British Legion’s annual Remembrance Sunday lunch at the Christ ...

 

Moving remembrance

Moving remembrance

Second World War military vehicles were displayed in Henley town centre to raise money for the Royal British Legion. Members of the ...

 

Appeal raffle

A RAFFLE held at homeware store Vinegar Hill in Duke Street, Henley, raised about £200 for the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal. ...

 

Poppy Appeal launched as we 'rethink' remembrance

Ukulele players launch Henley Poppy Appeal

UKULELE players and marching soldiers marked the start of this year’s Henley Poppy Appeal. The appeal was officially launched in ...

 

2017 Poppy Appeal launch

THIS year’s Henley Poppy Appeal will be launched in Market Place tomorrow (Saturday). Members of the Royal British Legion’s Henley and ...

 

THE next meeting will be held on Friday, September 8 when the speaker will be Henley town manager Helen Barnett. Meetings are usually ...

 

Royal British Legion

THE branch meets once a month for an informal talk on a wide range of topics followed by lunch with wine and coffee. What underpins ...

 

Legion lunch

THE Wargrave branch of the Royal British Legion will hold a summer party on Thursday. The event will be held at the home of Philip and ...

 

Henley & Peppard Branch, Royal British Legion

SUPPOSING I’d been given the task of composing an article about the Henley branch of the Royal British Legion (and I was), it might ...

 

Veteran filled with emotion as he receives royal honour

Veteran filled with emotion as he receives royal honour

ARMY veteran Brian Hughes shed a tear as he was honoured at Henley town hall on Sunday. The 84-year-old was presented with the British ...

 

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