Royal British Legion


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Royal British Legion

n
(Military) Brit an organization founded in 1921 to provide services and assistance for former members of the armed forces
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The venue is adorned with memorabilia relating to the British forces and the Royal British Legion (RBL) and the idea is to establish a venture which aims to raise funds for the charity and become the recognised 'home' of the Royal British Legion in Paphos.
Billingham branch president Kevin Pitt said: "Bede Sixth Form is the beating heart of our community and the Billingham branch of the Royal British Legion is proud to be associated with the college and appreciate their support in hosting this year's annual conference."
Liz Goodman, of Shifnal Town Council, said: "Shifnal Town Council is extremely proud of its close connections with the Shifnal Royal British Legion and is greatly looking forward to hosting the annual flag raising event." The Royal British Legion is a national charity with dozens of branches across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin providing financial, social and emotional support to members and veterans of the British Armed Forces, their families and dependants.
"We have taken steps to request that these goods be removed from sale," says The Royal British Legion, urging the public to use official sites only.
The Poppy Appeal is the Royal British Legion's biggest fundraising campaign held every year in November, the period of Remembrance, marking the end of the WW1 centenary by saying Thank You to all who served.
The Royal British Legion, which has a branch on New Street, provides lifelong support for the Armed Forces community - serving men and women, veterans, and their families.
The NUFC ones, priced at PS2.99, are on sale at the stadium store as well as online from the Royal British Legion Poppy Shop, while the Sunderland pins, costing PS3, are available in SAFC retail stores at the Stadium of Light and the Galleries in Washington, or online via safcstore.com.
And Sunderland manager Jack Ross added: "The work carried out by the Royal British Legion is vital in supporting veterans.
Steve Hewlett, Retail BID Manager, said: "Retail BID has made a significant investment by spectacularly lighting the trees throughout the area to support events and activities in the city centre and this was the perfect opportunity to launch the lighting and the large poppies in support of the Royal British Legion and to recognise all of our armed forces."
Paula Wood, for the club, said as it is 100 years since the end of World War One it was decided by their members to donate all the proceeds to the Royal British Legion so that they can continue with the excellent work they do in the village.
The Royal British Legion event, known as Great Pilgrimage 90 (GP90), takes place between August 5 to 9 and will be one of the largest in the charity's history.

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