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Giant poppies painted on roundabouts

Giant poppies painted on roundabouts

Giant poppies painted on roundabouts

09 November 2021

Giant poppies have been painted on roundabouts ahead of Remembrance Day.


Tribute to D-Day hero who has died aged 96

Tribute to D-Day hero who has died aged 96

Tribute to D-Day hero who has died aged 96

06 November 2021

A Second World War veteran who was awarded a top military honour for his part in the Normandy Landings has died.


Dazzling display marks 100-year celebrations

Dazzling display marks 100-year celebrations

Dazzling display marks 100-year celebrations

05 November 2021

Over 2,500 people gathered for a magnificent fireworks display to celebrate 100 years of the Royal British Legion.


Celebrating big landmark

Celebrating big landmark

Celebrating big landmark

05 November 2021

Bunches of poppies have been hung around town to celebrate a landmark year for the Royal British Legion.


Students' display will honour fallen soldiers

Students' display will honour fallen soldiers

Students' display will honour fallen soldiers

04 November 2021

Students at the school have been working together to honour Remembrance Day this year.


Roads will be closed for Remembrance

Roads will be closed for Remembrance

Roads will be closed for Remembrance

02 November 2021

Motorists are asked for their co-operation when a number of roads are closed for the Remembrance Parade.


Unknown soldiers laid to rest

Unknown soldiers laid to rest

Unknown soldiers laid to rest

29 October 2021

Two unknown soldiers from the First World War have been buried with full military honours.


Medal found after 60 years

Medal found after 60 years

Medal found after 60 years

28 October 2021

Malcolm Marshall's father's medal has been returned after being found by a metal detector.


Letter writers bash Brexit and Holbeach Parish Council

Letter writers bash Brexit and Holbeach Parish Council

Letter writers bash Brexit and Holbeach Parish Council

27 October 2021

The state of the UK and a parish council not holding a remembrance parade are discussed in this week's Lincolnshire Free Press letters.


‘Remembrance Parade will not be stopped while I live’

‘Remembrance Parade will not be stopped while I live’

‘Remembrance Parade will not be stopped while I live’

25 October 2021

A veteran’s champion has vowed that Remembrance Parades will never stop while he is alive.


New Legion chairman will be parading in the Remembrance Festival in London

New Legion chairman will be parading in the Remembrance Festival in London

New Legion chairman will be parading in the Remembrance Festival in London

24 October 2021

A Royal British Legion chairman will be parading the standard at a prestigious Remembrance festival later this year.


Harold’s American honour

Harold’s American honour

Harold’s American honour

23 October 2021

A veteran’s champion has been honoured with a surprise plaque from America.


Meeting to be held over Harold's parade

Meeting to be held over Harold's parade

Meeting to be held over Harold's parade

19 October 2021

A public meeting has been called to give residents the chance to have their say on plans for a Remembrance parade.

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Remembrance event will go ahead

Remembrance event will go ahead

Remembrance event will go ahead

18 October 2021

An annual Remembrance Parade will go ahead - with details of a town's commemorations now confirmed.


Sailor statue to honour local boys

Sailor statue to honour local boys

Sailor statue to honour local boys

17 October 2021

A figure of a 1940s sailor will be put up at a Scottish centre to honour the South Holland men who died when their ship was sunk.


Volunteers are needed to help Poppy Appeal

Volunteers are needed to help Poppy Appeal

Volunteers are needed to help Poppy Appeal

16 October 2021

Volunteers are needed to help raise money for a charity which supports service personnel and their families.

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Campaigner to hold public meeting on Remembrance Parade

Campaigner to hold public meeting on Remembrance Parade

Campaigner to hold public meeting on Remembrance Parade

14 October 2021

A veteran campaigner is holding a public meeting to give people a chance to have their say on plans for Holbeach Remembrance Parade.

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Man was over the limit the day after army reunion

Man was over the limit the day after army reunion

Man was over the limit the day after army reunion

14 October 2021

A man visiting the area for an army reunion reversed his car into a ditch when almost three times the alcohol limit.


‘I will never forgive you’

‘I will never forgive you’

‘I will never forgive you’

13 October 2021

A man who has taken war veterans on pilgrimages for 30 years told councillors that it was a ‘disgrace’ a Remembrance Parade has been cancelled.

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Fixing RBL office after flood issue

Fixing RBL office after flood issue

Fixing RBL office after flood issue

09 October 2021

The flood damaged carpet at the Royal British Legion office has been replaced.


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