Sunday, 01 August 2021

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 ...

 

Legion chairman collects for Poppy Appeal in storms

Legion chairman collects for Poppy Appeal in storms

MORE than £100 was raised for the Poppy Appeal by the chairman of the Henley and Peppard branch of the Royal British Legion. John ...

 

No V E Day street party

A STREET party in Wargrave to celebrate V E Day has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event was due to be held on ...

 

Thank you

MEMBERS of the Wargrave branch of the Royal British Legion have been honoured for long service. Around 40 poppy collectors attended a ...

 

Legion branch wins award for growing membership

Legion branch wins award for growing membership

THE Henley and Peppard branch of the Royal British Legion has received an award for achieving the highest increase in membership in ...

 

Party for VE Day anniversary

TICKETS for Wargrave’s VE Day anniversary celebrations will go on sale later this month. The village is to stage a street party on ...

 

Poppy total

A TOTAL of £12,374 was raised by this year’s Wargrave Poppy Appeal. Supporters of the Royal British Legion carried out door-to-door ...

 

Legion plea

THE Wargrave branch of the Royal British Legion is searching for a new secretary. The group has six meetings a year and applicants ...

 

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