Earith, Bluntisham & Colne Branch – Royal British Legion
Secretary: Su Smith, Stowe Lodge, 35 Colne Road, Earith, PE28 3PY
President – Mr David Godfrey
Chairman – Mr Frank Day
Vice Chairman – Mr Andrew Perry
Treasurer – Mrs Mary Broughton
Secretary – Mrs Su Smith
Social Secretary – Mr Tony Steward
Poppy Co-ordinator – Mrs Helen Wilson
Standard Bearer – Mr Barry Harmer
Further committee members – Mrs Margaret Lumb, Mr Frank Hudson
This branch was inaugurated in 1921 to carry out the aim of the Royal British Legion: to help those currently serving and veterans of the armed forces and their families in times of need. This is still relevant today.
Besides organising the Remembrance Services in the villages, the branch also has a social side, where members and guests enjoy coach outings, social evenings and the annual Christmas dinner, as well as fundraising events.
New members are always warmly welcomed – if you are interested in joining or would simply like to find out more, please contact any of the committee members.
The Poppy Collection this year will begin on Friday, 28th October. There will also be a Poppy Stall at the Budgens supermarket store, Bluntisham, on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th of November.
2016 Remembrance Service Schedule
Friday 11th November – Earith Bridge Memorial – 10.50am for 11am Service
Sunday 13th November – Colne Memorial & Church – 10.50am for 11am Service
Sunday 13th November – Bluntisham Baptist Chapel – 2.15pm for 2.30pm Service followed by Parade to the Memorial
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