Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Charity dinner

A SUPPER organised by the Royal British Legion will take place at Christ Church on Reading Road tomorrow (Saturday). Guests are ...

 

Legion women’s standard laid up at church

Legion women’s standard laid up at church

A CHURCH service was held to mark the closure of the Royal British Legion’s Shiplake and Dunsden women’s section. About a dozen former ...

 

Falklands talk

A FORMER Royal Air Force commander will give a talk at a meeting of the Henley and Peppard branch of the Royal British Legion on ...

 

Vineyard owner talks to Royal British Legion branch

Vineyard owner talks to Royal British Legion branch

MEMBERS and friends of the Bix branch of the Royal British Legion filled the village hall for a talk on “Establishing a vineyard from ...

 

Memorial service

A SERVICE will be held in Wargrave to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. The landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944 ...

 

Honouring war dead

Honouring war dead

A BOOKLET detailing the lives of servicemen from Wargrave who were killed during the First and Second World Wars has been compiled by ...

 

Double honour for Legion branch as members increase

Double honour for Legion branch as members increase

THE Henley and Peppard branch of the Royal British Legion has been presented with two awards. It received the organisation’s Duncan ...

 

Marshals required for parade

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help marshal the Remembrance parade in Wargrave. Thames Valley Police says it will no longer provide traffic ...

 

£13,000 for appeal

ALMOST £13,000 was raised in Wargrave for last year’s Poppy Appeal with door-to-door and bucket collections. At a meeting of the local ...

 

Poppy Appeal

THE Wargrave Poppy Appeal collections will start on Saturday, October 27. There will be door-to-door collections as well as boxes at ...

 

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 ...

 

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