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Join the RBL online in commemorating VE Day 75

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As people are no longer able to attend Friday's national and regional VE Day 75 commemorations or events due to the Covid-19 pandemic, The...

Combatting Loneliness through the Royal British Legion in Spain

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As The Royal British Legion enters its 99th year the newly elected chair, Una Cleminson, has recently chaired a strategic review that, in her...

A memorable evening with The RBL Concert Band and Guests

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The Royal British Legion Concert Band (RBLCB) memorial concert will take place on Sunday 29 March in Torrevieja at the Centro Cultural Virgen del...

RBL Annual Conference focusses on need for local Recruiting

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The Annual Conference of The Royal British Legion, District North Spain, took place recently at the AC Hotel in Alicante. The occasion comprised of two...

Royal British Legion Magazine Spain North – Jan/Feb 2020

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The RBL in Spain District North publish a thrice annual magazine in January, June and September each year in which you can find all...

Social Activities and Free Lunch for Veterans

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The Royal British Legion Orihuela Costa Branch hosted a “social day” for Veterans in the area.  This new initiative, including a free lunch for...

BEM for Stevie Spit in New Years Honours List

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Entertainer, Brian Thomas McLeod, is among nine UK nationals in Spain named in the New Year Honours List Brian Thomas McLeod, an entertainer who...

Battle of Britain hero Maurice Mounsden dies

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Maurice Mounsden, one of only four remaining pilots who fought in the Battle of Britain during World War Two - has died. According to family...

D Day veteran celebrates 100th birthday in Villamartin

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Percival Chafer celebrated his 100th birthday last week with two ‘bashes’. The first was held on the actual day of his birthday at Eduardos,...

Hondón Valley Remembrance Service

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The Catholic Church in Hondón de los Frailes was full for the Annual Remembrance Service. Father Don Witts officiated and his address was very...

Local painter to feature at Royal Hospital

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Suzanne Stokes, a local artist from Quesada, took a photograph of Wayne, Skippy and Joe as they stood in a shaft of sunlight in...

Poppy Ball raises important funds for British Veterans

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The Orihuela Costa and District Branch of the Royal British Legion held its annual Poppy Ball recently at the Castilla de Conesa in San...

The Men in Red!

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Suzanne Stokes, a local artist from Quesada, took a photograph of Wayne, Skippy and Joe as they stood in a shaft of sunlight in...

Clarke’s Bar plays host to the On Course Foundation

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On 1st of July 12 members of the On Course Foundation arrived for a week Golf and Entertainment hosted by the proprietors of Playa...

THE CASE OF THE FATAL FAREWELL –  A Murder Mystery

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Was there indeed a murder……if so, who dun it? Members of the Rojales Pantomime Group were asked by the Royal British Legion to entertain their...

Proud to be Welsh at the RBL

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Once again there was a full house at Harry’s bar in Quesada for the Torrevieja branches St David’s day celebrations. After a fabulous Welsh...

Gran Alacant go Potty in Agost

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The Gran Alacant & La Marina branch of the Royal British Legion recently enjoyed a day trip to Agost. Known as the Pottery Village, Ceramics...

Poppy Support from Iceland

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Gerry Lynch the Chairman of the Torrevieja Branch of the Royal British Legion, met with the Manager of the Iceland Store in Torrevieja, Mr...

Torrevieja’s Annual Petanca Poppy Challenge

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The Annual Thader, Rojales Petanca Poppy appeal day was again another great success.  Once again over 100 people came along to play and raise...

Big Bucks from Big Jam

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At a recent ‘Big Jam’ held at JR’s Country Club in Quesada, Joe Gibson O’Hanlong was challenged by an old Army comrade to play...

The Royal British Legion In Murcia

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The Royal British Legion had a mixed recruitment and Community Support stand at a local fiesta at Camposol in Murcia which is near Mazaron. Such a lot was...

Celebrating Armed Forces Day in Orihuela Cathedral

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Armed Forces Day is an opportunity to show our support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently...

Bowlers looking for opposition

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A coach load of Torrevieja Branch British Legion bowlers, the Legionnaires, recently played Benitachell bowls team at Benitachell. A great days bowling with lovely company...

Awards for Hondón Valley and Orihuela Costa at RBL Annual Conference

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The National Director of Membership, Emma Cannings, was in Benidorm last week to attend the 2018 Annual Conference of the Royal British Legion Spain,...

Poppy Calendar on sale for a good cause

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Sheila Chinnock left the West Midlands ten years’ ago to enjoy life as an expat on the Orihuela Costa. With more time on her...

RBL Commendation for Benidorm Bar

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During the launch of the RBL Poppy Appeal 12 months ago in 2016, one of the Orihuela Costa and District standard bearers, Roy Anderson,...

Summer Party for Hondon RBL

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The Hondón Valley Branch of The Royal British Legion held a Summer Party at Bistro Rikki in Aspe.  It was a newly opened venue...

‘Mike Probert talks Golf – RBL Charity Day

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Sponsored by Costa Blanca Green Fee Services Here on the Costa’s golf is one of the biggest leisure time activities for both tourists and resident...

COMING TOGETHER IN SUPPORT OF THE RBL

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Over a hundred members and friends attended The Royal British Legion BBQ held at Vistabella Golf on Wednesday, for what turned out to be...

WOODY SINGS FOR ROYAL BRITISH LEGION

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The ever popular, Woody entertained at the recent charity night, held at Restaurante Don Calveto, in Torrevieja.  A great night was enjoyed by all,...