Branch information

Welcome to the Burnley & Padiham Branch of The Royal British Legion


Branch Officers                                    

President Mr. Jim. Bates
Vice President Mr. Ted. Davidson
Vice President (Hon). Mr. Mike Elliott
Chairman Mr. Billy Allott
Vice Chairman Vacant
Secretary Trish Howard.
Treasurer Mr Walter Brown.



Poppy Appeal Organiser (Burnley) Mr Frank Gallagher 
 Poppy Appeal Organiser (Padiham). Mr Vincent Pridden
Parade Marshal ( Peace Garden) Sgt Lee Hargreaves. (RAF)
Parade Marshal (Towneley Park) Mr. Ken  Neild
Poppy Shop Manager Mrs. Barbara Neild
Standard Bearer Mr. V.Pridden
Deputy Standard Bearer Mr. Richard Fletcher.




 Mr. Dave Elliott

 Com/Member  Mr. Walter Brown.
 Com / Member  Mr. V. Pridden .
 Com / Member  Mrs. G. Pridden
 Com / Member

 County Committee Bill Allott


   The Royal British Legion Burnley & Padiham Branch

         Branch Office. The Market Hall, Units 34/35. Charter Walk,


          Telephone:  07592739762. 10 am to Noon.(During Pandemic only)


           Website -


Remember to put the Branch number 1500 in the box beginning BR when joining on-line.



           Public Office hours: 9 am - Noon. Monday - Staturday during Pandemic for Poppy Appeal donations, Wreath Orders and Poppy Pins 2020 (Limited stock £2 each) PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE HOPEFUL TO REOPEN OFFICE 12TH APRIL 2021.

      Branch Meetings 1st Thursday each Month at Burnley, Pendle & Rossendale Sea Cadets. Commencing 7.00 pm. All welcome. (subject to occasional change.) No meetings at present. Pandemic. Due to Covid-19 this years AGM has been postponed until further notice.

PLEASE NOTE the following updated Sunday 25/10/20.

There will be NO Parade or any Service whatsoever following legal advice from our National Executive Committee. No Member can organise any event nor can they attend any organise any event during the Present Pandemic. The RBL will not be responsible for any Member who is fined (up to £10,000) for their failure to comply. PLEASE!!! Do it from home. If you wish to lay a wreath, do it during the day after 1130 am to avoid mass gatherings and possible on the spot fine. Thank you.

Please click on Poppy Appeal on Left for latest Poppy Information.

Branch Committee Members Please Click on News & Events for the latest updates on the AGM and election of Committee Members & Branch Officers.

Webmaster: Bill Allott. Updated. 24th February 2021.

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