February News from the RBL

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February News from the RBL

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Below are this months news articles from the Royal British Legion.

Premier League Clubs support the Poppy Appeal – bids underway for signed poppy boots

For the third consecutive year all 20 Barclays Premier League clubs supported this year’s Poppy Appeal over the Remembrance weekend by wearing special-edition poppy shirts and boots during their ma…

Legion launches survey on Service-related hearing problems

Do you have problems hearing or ringing in your ears as a result of your Service in the UK Armed Forces? The Legion would like to hear from you. We would like to know more about the experiences of…

Legion awarded Forces in Mind Trust grant to double size of the UK’s largest Armed Forces survey

The Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has awarded a £73,098 grant to The Royal British Legion to double the sample size of its national survey of the Armed Forces community – making it the largest of its…

New outreach service will help more Serving personnel and veterans across Merseyside

The Royal British Legion has launched a new outreach service at its Poppy Break Centre, Byng House, in Southport and its Crosby branch bringing help and advice even closer to the Armed Forces commu…

Jackie Bird launches Poppyscotland cycling team ‘Cycling 4 Comrades’

TV presenter and Poppyscotland ambassador Jackie Bird today launched the charity’s new cycling team, Cycling 4 Comrades. Cycling 4 Comrades aims to bring together cyclists of all ages and abilities…

Legion welcomes Ashcroft Report into veterans’ needs

Lord Ashcroft KCMG PC has today published the Veterans’ Transition Review, his report examining the transition of Armed Forces personnel from their military careers to civilian life at the end of t…

BBC World War One at Home: Local stories from a global conflict

The BBC’s World War One at Home campaign will feature more than a thousand powerful stories of life on the Home Front during World War One. World War One at Home will cover England, Scotland, Wales…

Legion boosts dementia care with new care home ‘Lodge’

The Royal British Legion received the keys to its new 30-bed dementia wing at Dunkirk Memorial House in Taunton, Somerset today. The purpose built wing, known as the ‘Lodge’, will open to reside…

Call for D-Day veterans visiting Normandy for 70th anniversary in June

2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the Normandy Landings during the Second World War. The Royal British Legion and the Ministry of Defence have the privilege of leading the nation in paying its res…

Skydiving pensioner aims to break record in support of the Legion

Daredevil David Powell is aiming to achieve an incredible feat this summer – to become the oldest person ever at 78 to skydive from 30,000 feet in aid of The Royal British Legion. Local councill…

The full articles can be read at the Royal British Legion website.


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