The Royal Bristish Legion Poppy Appeal.

Poppy Appeal success for local Legion branch

The Stoke Gifford branch  of the Royal British Legion (RBL) is having another good year with the Poppy Appeal, reports branch press officer Tony Peters. So far this year (2019/20), we have raised over £45,000. If we include Cribbs Causeway and Almondsbury – new areas in which we helped out – it is over £65,000! Our branch chairman Ian Harrison,

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Photo of VIPs attending the Poppy Appeal launch.

Local Poppy Appeal launched at Parkway

The Stoke Gifford branch of The Royal British Legion (RBL) launched its 2019/20 Poppy Appeal with a ceremony in the foyer of Bristol Parkway Station on Friday 25th October. The branch was pleased to welcome a special guest, Chelsea Pensioner John Honey, who cut a ceremonial ribbon to mark the start of the local appeal. Mr Honey retired from the

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Photo of the Poppy Appeal Launch with (centre) Jack Lopresti MP and Chelsea Pensioner Dennis Morgan.

Legion gearing up for Poppy Appeal launch

After another successful fundraising year, the Stoke Gifford branch of the Royal British Legion (RBL) is already gearing up for its 2019/20 Poppy Appeal. The branch, which covers Bradley Stoke, Little Stoke, Stoke Lodge, Stoke Gifford and Filton, will stage its traditional Poppy Appeal launch event at Bristol Parkway Station on Friday 25th October, starting at 2pm. The money raised

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Photo of Billy Wilde collecting for the Stoke Gifford RBL at Cribbs Causeway.

Your local British Legion branch needs YOU!

The Stoke Gifford branch of the Royal British Legion (RBL) is urgently calling for new volunteers to come forward to help with this year’s Poppy Appeal collections, which started on 1st October. The branch fears that it will be unable to fully staff its usual stands in the large local supermarkets, and also at The Mall, Cribbs Causeway, due to

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