Saturday, 16 October 2021

Poppy Appeal issues appeal for collectors

Poppy Appeal issues appeal for collectors

ORGANISERS of this year’s Poppy Appeal in Henley are seeking helpers. They are concerned that they have not got enough volunteers to ...

 

Henley and Peppard Branch, Royal British Legion

AFTER two years of not being able to fundraise, we hope the 2021 Remembrance campaign in November will help to recover some of the ...

 

Major achievement

A VETERAN of the Second World War was applauded at a gathering for Peppard Poppy Appeal volunteers for his gentlemanly manners. Major ...

 

Party to mark retirement of Poppy Appeal organiser

Party to mark retirement of Poppy Appeal organiser

A RETIRED army officer has stepped down as Peppard’s Poppy Appeal organiser after two decades. Nick Launders, 80, of Colliers Lane, ...

 

Service celebrates centenary of Royal British Legion

Service celebrates centenary of Royal British Legion

FORTY people attended a church service to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Shiplake and Dunsden branch of the Royal British ...

 

Ceremony to mark centenary of Royal British Legion

Ceremony to mark centenary of Royal British Legion

ABOUT 30 people gathered to mark the 100th anniversary of the Royal British Legion at the war memorial in Benson. Sunday’s event also ...

 

Royal British Legion

THE Henley and Peppard branch of the Royal British Legion is seeking a suitably skilled individual to take over from the current ...

 

Veteran, 96, joins tribute to Royal British Legion

Veteran, 96, joins tribute to Royal British Legion

A WREATH-LAYING ceremony was held in Wargrave to mark the centenary of the Royal British Legion. About 20 people, including members of ...

 

Henley and Peppard Royal British Legion

Henley and Peppard Royal British Legion

THE president of the Henley and Peppard branch of the Royal British Legion has received a special commendation for the charity’s ...

 

Service marks 100 years of Royal British Legion

Service marks 100 years of Royal British Legion

A SPECIAL service was held at St Mary’s Church in Henley on Saturday to mark the 100th anniversary of the Royal British Legion. The ...

 

Street party cancelled

A STREET party in Wargrave to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day has been cancelled. The Wargrave branch of the Royal British ...

 

Brigadier Malcolm Page MBE — 1926-2021

Brigadier Malcolm Page MBE — 1926-2021

THE former president of the Royal British Legion’s Henley and Peppard branch has died. Brigadier Malcolm Page MBE, who was 94, had ...

 

Target hit

Target hit

THE Wargrave branch of the Royal British Legion has raised £5,780 for the Poppy Appeal with an online fund- raising page. This began ...

 

Village’s last surviving Second World War veteran marks Armistice Day

Village’s last surviving Second World War veteran marks Armistice Day

A SMALL ceremony was held in Wargrave to mark Armistice Day. Members of the Wargrave branch of the Royal British Legion wanted to mark ...

 

Poppy total

MORE than £3,000 has been raised by the Wargrave Poppy Appeal. Door-to-door collections were not possible due to the coronavirus ...

 

No outdoor service or parade

A REMEMBRANCE service will not be held on Mill Green in Wargrave next Sunday. The traditional parade through the village to St Mary’s ...

 

Poppy Appeal launched with special plea

Poppy Appeal launched with special plea

A LOW-KEY launch marked the start of this year’s Poppy Appeal in Henley. Mayor Ken Arlett bought the first poppy at a ceremony in ...

 

White poppy wreaths on show at churches

White poppy wreaths on show at churches

WHITE poppy wreaths have been made by the Henley Quakers. They are being displayed by churches in the Churches Together group. This ...

 

Little ceremony for Poppy Appeal launch

Little ceremony for Poppy Appeal launch

THIS year’s Henley Poppy Appeal will be launched at a low-key, socially distanced ceremony in Market Place at 11am on Saturday. Mayor ...

 

Smaller remembrance service set to be live streamed

Smaller remembrance service set to be live streamed

HENLEY’S Remembrance service could be live streamed online this year to allow it to go ahead safely. Members of the town council’s ...

 

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