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LATEST UPDATE

Date posted: Nov 1, 2016 : Category: General

LATEST UPDATE FROM THE NATIONAL CHAIRMAN OF THE RBL AND NATIONAL CHAIRMAN OF THE RBLWS

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AN UPDATE FROM THE WOMEN'S SECTION NATIONAL CHAIRMAN

Date posted: Sep 29, 2016 : Category: General

WS logo An update from the National Chairman of the Women's Section, Marilyn Humphry.

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Horley Branch Celebrates 90 Years!

Date posted: Sep 12, 2016 : Category: General

Birthday Candles Horley Branch turns 90!

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STATEMENT ON THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION WOMEN'S SECTION

Date posted: Jun 30, 2016 : Category: General

RBLWS  A Statement on the future of the Women's Section, signed by Terry Whittles, National Chairman of the Royal British Legion, and Marilyn Humphry, Chairman of the Women's Section

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Birthday Honour for Elaine Micklewright

Date posted: Jun 15, 2016 : Category: General

Elaine M Pic 1Elaine Micklewright honoured with a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2016.

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A STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL CHAIRMAN, ROYAL BRITISH LEGION

Date posted: Apr 29, 2016 : Category: General

Update on proposed changes to the Women’s Section

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A FURTHER MESSAGE FROM THE WOMEN'S SECTION NATIONAL CHAIRMAN

Date posted: Apr 29, 2016 : Category: General

A FURTHER MESSAGE FROM THE RBLWS NATIONAL CHAIRMAN

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A MESSAGE FROM THE NATIONAL CHAIRMAN, RBLWS

Date posted: Apr 27, 2016 : Category: General


A message from the National Chairman of The Royal British Legion Women's Section

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Annual Conference 2016 photos available now!

Date posted: Apr 26, 2016 : Category: General

Annual Conf 2016Photos from Annual Conference 2016 are now available to view and order.

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Unclaimed Southport Raffle Prizes!

Date posted: Apr 25, 2016 : Category: General

Raffle TicketsWe have seven unclaimed Southport Raffle prizes. Check the table below to see whether you’re one of the remaining lucky winners!

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To all our Women’s Section Beneficiaries!

Date posted: Apr 4, 2016 : Category: General

FlowerHave you received support from the Women’s Section? – If so, we’d like to hear about it!

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Chatteris Branch Turns 70!

Date posted: Mar 14, 2016 : Category: General

Chatteris CakeChatteris Women’s Section Branch celebrate their 70th Birthday with a party to remember!

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March Branch 70th Celebration

Date posted: Feb 5, 2016 : Category: General

Happy BirthdaySeven decades of the March Women's Section Branch!

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enduRings - In support of the Women's Section

Date posted: Dec 1, 2015 : Category: General

enduRingsJohn (Founder of enduRings) presents a unique charity fundraising merchandise item

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Grand Draw Prize Winners

Date posted: Apr 27, 2015 : Category: General

Grand DrawWe are delighted to announce the winners of this year's Grand Draw.

 

 

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Annual Conference 2015 photos available now!

Date posted: Apr 20, 2015 : Category: General

Annual Conference 2015 photosPhotos from Annual Conference 2015 are now available to view and order.

 

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Coast-to-Coast for the Women’s Section

Date posted: Apr 17, 2015 : Category: General

Coast-to-Coast WalkSusanna Mason, Director General Commercial at the Ministry of Defence, has today embarked on a 195-mile walk from the north-west to the north-east coast of England to raise money for The Royal British Legion Women’s Section.

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Update from the Women’s Skydiving World Record Attempt: Days 1-3

Date posted: Oct 15, 2014 : Category: General

Freddie HuntleyAn update from the Women’s Section Ambassador of the Skies, Royal Navy Lieutenant Freddie Huntley, on the first three days of the Women’s Skydiving World Record attempt in California.

 

 

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Women’s Section Ambassador to set new Women’s Skydiving World Record

Date posted: Oct 9, 2014 : Category: General

Women's World Record Skydive 2009The Royal British Legion Women’s Section Ambassador of the Skies, Royal Navy Lieutenant Freddie Huntley, is taking part in a Women’s World Record attempt for the largest sequential skydiving formation.

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Kate Keeps on Running

Date posted: Sep 18, 2014 : Category: General

Women's Section BadgeRead Kate Minto’s moving and inspiring story behind her 10k run in the Herefordshire Running Festival on 21 September.

 

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Lights Out: Join celebrities in the national Remembrance event for WW1 heroes

Date posted: Jul 10, 2014 : Category: General

Lights Out Candle 2014Join celebrities and the Royal British Legion on 4 August to create a unique national moment of reflection and Remembrance of all those who sacrificed their lives in the First World War.

 

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Mission Accomplished: Women's Section's first London Marathon runners cross the line

Date posted: Jun 26, 2014 : Category: General

London Marathon Medal 2014Find out how Chrissie Cox and Daryl Williams got on and what it was like taking part in such a huge fundraising extreme-challenge.

 

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Elizabeth’s Half Marathon Challenge!

Date posted: May 15, 2014 : Category: General

Elizabeth WoodElizabeth is competing in the Edinburgh Half Marathon on 25th May for The Royal British Legion Women's Section.

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Annual Conference 2014 Photos Available to Order Now!

Date posted: May 8, 2014 : Category: General

Royal British Legion Women's Section BadgeConference 2014 Photos are now available to view and order online.

 

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Spring Circular Out Now!

Date posted: Feb 25, 2014 : Category: General

Spring Circular 2014Our Spring edition of the Circular is now available to view, download and print online

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Military Wives and Girlfriend's Royal Hospital Chelsea Visit

Date posted: Feb 18, 2014 : Category: General

MWAGS at Royal Hospital Chelsea 2014Earlier this year, members of the Women’s Section Military Wives & Girlfriend’s Group met for a tour of the Royal Hospital Chelsea.  Debbie Gore, a member of the MWAG’s sent us a report on the day...

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Belper's in Bloom!

Date posted: Feb 11, 2014 : Category: General

WW1 Belper2014 marks 100 years since the start of the First World War and Belper Royal British Legion, Women’s Section, Club and Branch wanted to commemorate the centenary in a fitting manner to ensure the Nation Remembers

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Legion Launches Survey on Service-Related Hearing Problems

Date posted: Feb 3, 2014 : Category: General

RBL LogoDo 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

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Lest We Forget...

Date posted: Jan 6, 2014 : Category: General

Women's Section LogoIt is with deep regret that we announce the death of Mrs May Arnold OBE

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Do you have a D-Day story?

Date posted: Dec 10, 2013 : Category: General

Women's Section BadgeDo you have a story from D-Day or the Normandy landings?

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Winter Circular Out Now!

Date posted: Dec 3, 2013 : Category: General

Winter 2013 CircularOur Winter edition of the Circular is now available to view, download and print online

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New Women's Section Products!

Date posted: Nov 27, 2013 : Category: General

Gift WrapThere’s now even more Women's Section Products available!

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Poppy Appeal 2013

Date posted: Nov 26, 2013 : Category: General

RBL PoppyMany of our members kindly donated their time and efforts to support the Poppy Appeal 2013. Cakes were baked, poppies were knitted and races were walked, biked and ran in order to raise money to support the welfare work of The Royal British Legion for the Armed Forces community

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Recruit for Spouses receives Big Society Award

Date posted: Nov 14, 2013 : Category: General

Recruit for SpousesCongratulations to Recruit for Spouses on its recent Big Society Award presented by the Prime Minister

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The Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Harry open 85th Westminster Abbey Field of Remembrance

Date posted: Nov 8, 2013 : Category: General

Duke of Edinburgh and Prince HarryTheir Royal Highnesses The Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Harry officially opened the 85th Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey yesterday

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The Garden of Remembrance, St Paul's Cathedral

Date posted: Nov 8, 2013 : Category: General

Wendy BromwichThe Royal British Legion's Garden of Remembrance officially opened on Monday 4th November, marking the start of a month in which the lives of those lost in war are remembered

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New York Marathon: The Finish Line!

Date posted: Nov 6, 2013 : Category: General

American FlagCongratulations to our Accounts and Membership Clerk, Daryl Williams, who successfully complete the New York marathon in a brilliant time of 3 hours 47 minutes!

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Laurence Llewelyn Bowen Promotes 'Remember Collection'

Date posted: Oct 31, 2013 : Category: General

LLB REmember CollectionOn Friday 8th November, from 11am – 1pm Laurence Llewelyn Bowen will be making a star appearance at House of Fraser, Manchester to promote the 'Remember Collection'

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Poppy Lottery Fundraising on the Doorstep

Date posted: Oct 22, 2013 : Category: General

Women's Section LogoPlease be aware of the following RBL campaign that will shortly be launching

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The Road to New York

Date posted: Oct 18, 2013 : Category: General

American FlagOn Sunday 3rd November, Daryl Williams, Accounts & Membership Clerk at The Women’s Section will become the first person to run the New York Marathon for us. As the date creeps ever closer we find out how Daryl’s training is going and how he’s feeling about running the Marathon

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Wiltshire County Chairman's Challenge 2013

Date posted: Oct 16, 2013 : Category: General

Wiltshire County Chairman's ChallengeDuring the Regional Standard Bearer’s Competition earlier this year, Wiltshire County Chairman, Mrs Marie Nunn MBE, promised Wiltshire Standard Bearer, Amanda Bearyman, that if she won, money would be raised for a new Standard. Amanda won!

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Eight-seater buggy donated to the National Memorial Arboretum by The Women's Section

Date posted: Sep 30, 2013 : Category: General

NMA BuggyOn Tuesday 24 September an eight-seater buggy was donated by the Royal British Legion Women's Section to Sarah Montgomery, Managing Director of the National Memorial Arboretum. We find out how the newest addition to the NMA team was received...

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London Marathon: Ups and Downs

Date posted: Sep 17, 2013 : Category: General

Chrissie CoxIt’s been a couple of months since we last caught up with Chrissie Cox, Chairman of the Military Wives and Girlfriends Group, and a lot can happen in that time! We catch up with Chrissie to talk life and London Marathon training…

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Peterborough Branch Monthly Newsletter

Date posted: Aug 20, 2013 : Category: General

Women's Section BadgeTake a peak at Peterborough Branch's monthly newsletter...

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New York Marathon: Time to Get Training!

Date posted: Aug 13, 2013 : Category: General

Daryl WilliamsIn three months time Daryl Williams of the Membership Team, will represent the Women’s Section at the New York Marathon. We caught up with him to find out how his training is coming along...

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Chrissie Cox's Marathon Challenge: Take 2!

Date posted: Jul 31, 2013 : Category: General

Chrissie CoxBack in April 2013, during her training for the London Marathon, Chrissie Cox, Army wife and Chairman of the Military Wives and Girlfriends Group, was taken ill with glandular fever and had to defer her entry. A few months on we catch up with Chrissie and find out her plans for London Marathon 2014

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Abseil Adventure!

Date posted: Jul 24, 2013 : Category: General

Spinnaker TowerTwo extremely brave ladies, from The Royal British Legion Women’s Section Military Wives and Girlfriend’s Group, will be taking part in a sponsored abseil of the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth

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Autumn Circular - Coming Soon!

Date posted: Jul 23, 2013 : Category: General

Women's Section badgeThe 2013 Autumn edition of the Circular will be online and on doorsteps by Tuesday 30th July.

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New Women's Section Banner!

Date posted: Jul 5, 2013 : Category: General

New Women's Section BannerWe’re thrilled to present our brand new and improved Women’s Section pull-up Banners!

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Daryl Williams to run New York Marathon for Women's Section

Date posted: Jul 1, 2013 : Category: General

Daryl Running a MarathonOn Sunday 3rd November, Daryl Williams, the newest addition of our Membership Team, will become the first person to run the New York Marathon for the Women’s Section

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New ‘Remember’ gift range designed by LLB launched!

Date posted: Jun 19, 2013 : Category: General

Remember Gift Range LogoWe were delighted to launch the stylish new ‘Remember’ gift range designed by Interior Designer, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, at our Annual Conference in Eastbourne back in April

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Put the FUN back into FUNdraising

Date posted: Jun 11, 2013 : Category: General

Women's Section fun runThe Women’s Section National Chairman, Wendy Bromwich, launched the Purse Presentation for 2014 and the theme is having FUN!

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The Royal British Legion Poppy Picnic Recipes

Date posted: Jun 10, 2013 : Category: General

Poppy Picnic This summer, for the first time ever, The Royal British Legion is inviting everyone to get together, up and down the country, for a Poppy Picnic, and they're asking you to share your picnic recipes

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Devon's Big Cream Tea

Date posted: Jun 5, 2013 : Category: General

Devon's Big Cream Tea PosterWomen’s Section branches across Devon are holding the first county-wide fundraising and awareness event, ‘Devon’s Big Cream Tea’, throughout June

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New Arrival!

Date posted: Jun 3, 2013 : Category: General

baby Noah Dennis Walker SorkinWe’re thrilled to announce the arrival of staff member Lorrie Sorkin’s baby, Noah Dennis Walker Sorkin, born on the 24th May 2013 at 23:17

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Mandy Poole-Taberner Bungee Jump Update

Date posted: May 24, 2013 : Category: General

Earlier this month, adventurous Standard Bearer, Mandy Poole-Taberner from Hatfield Branch, bravely volunteered to put her neck on the line, and take part in a sponsored bungee jump to raise awareness and funds for the Women’s Section

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Annual Conference 2013 Photos

Date posted: May 14, 2013 : Category: General

View the photos from our 92nd Annual Conference in Eastbourne

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1 2 3 Bungee!

Date posted: May 14, 2013 : Category: General

On the 19th May Mandy Poole-Taberner from Hatfield Branch will be doing a bungee jump to raise awareness & funds for the Women’s Section 

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Annual Conference 2013

Date posted: May 7, 2013 : Category: General

It was all on board and back to Eastbourne for our 92nd Annual Conference, which was held at the Devonshire Park Centre on the 24th and 25th April

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Chrissie Cox defers Marathon entry to 2013

Date posted: Apr 15, 2013 : Category: General

After being taken ill with glandular fever, Chrissie Cox, Chairman of the Military WAGs Group, will no longer be running the London Marathon this Sunday

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Chrissie Cox takes on the London Marathon

Date posted: Mar 10, 2013 : Category: General

On Sunday 21st April, Chrissie Cox, Army wife and Chairman of the Military Wives and Girlfriends group, will become the first Women’s Section member to take on the London Marathon.

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Spring Circular Distribution

Date posted: Feb 13, 2013 : Category: General

The 2013 Spring edition of Circular will be online and on doorsteps by Friday 22nd February.

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National Cup Competition 2013

Date posted: Feb 5, 2013 : Category: General

Entries for the 2013 National Cup Competition and Princess Royal Cup Compeition have now closed.

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Chrissie Cox Sponsorship Form

Date posted: Jan 21, 2013 : Category: General

On the 21st April 2013, Chairman of the Military Wives and Girlfriends Group, Chrissie Cox, will be running the London Marathon for The Women's Section. Download her sponsorship form today and help her raise money!

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The Legion's first Run2Remember proves a runaway success

Date posted: Nov 14, 2012 : Category: General

Over 500 runners took part in the Legion’s first Run2Remember at Lydiard Park, Royal Wootton Bassett last weekend.

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Raise money for The Women's Section by having your memoirs published

Date posted: Nov 9, 2012 : Category: General

A literary agency is looking for extraordinary women with fascinating stories from WW2, the postwar years and the 1950s to have their memoirs published in a new novel.

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Marks & Spencer to sell special crystal Poppy brooches in store

Date posted: Oct 16, 2012 : Category: General

Buckley Brooches to go on sale from fFriday 19th October to raise money for the Poppy Appeal

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Legion announces new National President

Date posted: Oct 15, 2012 : Category: General

Vice Admiral Peter Wilkinson CB CVO is appointed as the Legion's National President.

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Run to Remember

Date posted: Oct 9, 2012 : Category: General

Take part in the Legion's first ever Remembrance Run, taking place around Lydiard Park, Royal Wootton Bassett

 

 

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Sophie sets her sights to Rio 2016

Date posted: Aug 3, 2012 : Category: General

Despite an early exit from the London 2012 Olympic Games, our Ambassador of Goodwill remains positive for Rio 2016.

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Head Office Updates

Date posted: Jul 30, 2012 : Category: General

Teaser imgStaff at Women's Section Head Office bid a fond farewell last week to Secretarial Assistant Julia Cheah who left to resume her university studies.

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Sophie prepares for Olympic debut

Date posted: Jul 30, 2012 : Category: General

On Wednesday 1st August, our Ambassador of Goodwill will be representing TeamGB in the Women's Individual Sabre fencing event.

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