JSSU (FALKLAND ISLANDS) INAUGURAL REUNION AT RAF DIGBY – FRIDAY 26 JULY 2019

By kind Permission of the Commanding Officer, RAF Digby Special Guests:  Colin and Eileen DAVIES Venue                 WOs’ & Sgts’ Mess Lounge, RAF Digby, LN4 3LH Times: 1200 Invited guests (+1s)  arrive at the Mess Lounge (numbers to be confirmed)Mess Bar open 1300-1345 Hot Buffet to be served in the Lounge (including vegetarian option) 1500-1600 Museum Open 1700 Bar Closes … Read More

October Newsletter

The Royal British Legion Head office has published an electronic newsletter for October which includes an article about our fundraising efforts.

Poppy Appeal Field Pack

The Poppy Appeal and Remembrance period in 2019 follows five years of focussing on the First World War centenary and the large-scale culmination of those activities in our ‘Thank You’ movement last year. In 2019 we have commemorated many unseen contributions and untold stories as we marked the anniversaries of Monte Cassino, the D-Day Landings, the Battles of Kohima and … Read More

Annual General Meeting 2019 Agenda

The 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held at the Greenfields Sports & Social Club, Holt Drive, Loughborough LE11 3HZ Saturday 9 November 2019, commencing at 1400. The agenda for the meeting will be as follows:

2019 Y Services Branch Committee Elections

The 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held at the Greenfields Sports & Social Club, Holt Drive, Loughborough LE11 3HZ Saturday 9 November 2019, commencing at 1400. Branch Committee elections are due to take place for the following positions: Chairman Vice Chairman Committee Member (2 positions) All are for a three year term. If any members are interested in standing … Read More

A MESSAGE FROM THE POPPY APPEAL COORDINATOR

Your Branch’s fundraising champion, WO1 Gill Bennett RNR, has started the 2019 running season in fine style by raising £84.00 in the Lincoln 10km on 8 April. By the way, that is £84.00 in small denomination coins of the realm which she accumulated in her famous and trusty bucket and carried all the way to the finishing line. I was … Read More

Legion Royal Charter for Review

The RBL is in the process of asking members to look at and comment on the Legion’s Royal Charter. Take a look at the document by clicking the button below and give the Committee your feedback in the comments!

Welbeck Defence Sixth Form College contribute to GP90

Welbeck Defence Sixth Form College contribute to the Great Pilgrimage 90  The Y Services Branch as a National Branch has no close affiliations to local communities because its membership is spread throughout the UK and in many countries overseas.  In order though to involve more than just the Branch in Great Pilgrimage 90 (GP90) preparations the Welbeck Defence Sixth Form College was approached … Read More

A Message from Gill Bennett

POPPY APPEAL FUND RAISING A MESSAGE FROM GILL BENNETT, OUR MOST SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISER IN RECENT YEARS   Over the last few years I have organised and taken part in many running events for charity, with the aim of raising funds for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. For the last few years myself and some work colleagues have run the … Read More