Royal British Legion

Friday, December 22, 2017

Last Friday lunchtime at Acle Social Club, the Acle branch of the Royal British Legion held its annual Christmas meal which was attended by 30 members.

Friday, December 8, 2017

A small army of Christmas trees has taken over Great Yarmouth’s landmark church.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Is timed opening a bridge too far?

Monday, December 4, 2017

A veterans group is trying to replace a photo album of naval memories stolen in a burglary.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Poppy collection appeal thanks

Friday, November 17, 2017

A group of poppy sellers have thanked the public for their generosity this year.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

A poppy seller is defiant after photos illustrating his naval career were stolen from his home.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Many events will be held in the borough to mark Remembrance Day – 99 years since the Great War, 1914-18, ended with the loss of millions of lives.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

More than 70 East Coast College students from a range of courses, including care, animal care, hair and beauty, art and catering, attended a four day trip at Kingswood in Overstrand.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

The Poppy Appeal for 2016 ended on September 30, 2017 and the total raised in Great Yarmouth and Gorleston was £36,750.34, a slight improvement on last year.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

It was a routine night training exercise, which ended in tragedy.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Acle Branch of the Royal British Legion stalwarts Tony Hartley and Mark Lockwood are seen flanking 10 English bone china plates from the Battle of Britain, Reach for the Sky collection designed by Michael Turner and including the Blenheim, the Spitfire, the Typhoon, the Tempest, the Beaufighter, the Halifax, the Wellington, the Lancaster, the Hurricane and the Stirling.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

A former soldier who was imprisoned by the Japanese after the fall of Singapore and worked on the infamous Burma railway has died at the age of 102.

Monday, June 19, 2017

A special flag to mark Armed Forces Day has been raised outside of Great Yarmouth Town Hall, honouring the nation’s troops.

Monday, June 5, 2017

A contingent from the Acle Branch of the Royal British Legion attended RAF Langham Dome’s Heritage Day to help celebrate its three successful years as North Norfolk’s iconic and newest military attraction.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

With his bright tombola stall outside Poundland, Tony Ward’s fundraising efforts are a popular site in Great Yarmouth.

Friday, March 3, 2017

A youth organisation in Great Yarmouth has launched an appeal to find new premises in the town so it can continue boosting youngsters confidence and sense of being.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

A charity roadshow hosted by a national military charity is bringing a live music event to national service and armed forces veterans in Great Yarmouth.

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