Welcome to the Ivybridge Branch of The Royal British Legion
The Royal British Legion is the UK's leading Armed Forces charity and one of its largest membership organisations. Members get together through the network of branches and clubs all over the country and overseas to participate in social, fundraising and welfare activities.
Ivybridge Branch usually meets at 7.00 for 7.30pm start on the second Wednesday of the month at The Sportsmans Inn in Ivybridge.
The next Branch meeting 12 June at the Sportsmans All are welcome.
Latest updates 14/05/2019
Devon’s 75 for D-DAY 75
3 members are cycling 500 miles around Devon over 6 days and visiting 75 Branches and Sub Branches to raise money for the Poppy Appeal
Please support IVYBRIDGE BRANCH by donating to THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION IVYBRIDGE C/O G. VOSPER. SORT CODE 30-94-58. ACCOUNT NO. 45185468
Full route and timings at Facebook ROYAL BRITISH LEGION; IVYBRIDGE BRANCH
A printable poster to download is available here.
A printable sponsorship form to download is available here
Poppy Appeal 2018/19
This years Appeal has got off to a fantastic start. You have raised £27834.03 so far, this has already exceeded last years figure. Big thank you to all who helped out or donated.
The BBQ and Quiz held at the Imperial on 5 May raised £165, thank you to all who came along to support the event.
We Remember Submariners Poppy Appeal Donation
At the last meeting Nige Thornber of the 'We Remember Submariners' (WRS) organisation presented a cheque for £440 to Bill Mutch the Poppy Appeal organiser. Huge thank you to a great bunch of people who do a fantastic job.
You can read all about WRS here,
D Day 75th Anniversary
This year sees the 75th anniversary of the D Day Landings. There will be many events in the region, nation wide and in Normandy. The main legion website is being continuously updated with information, please follow the link here to see all the latest news.
Remembrance Parade 2018
Thank you to everyone that turned out to support this special Remembrance event. This may be a one off or may be the basis for future Remembrance events. It took a lot of organising and a lot of money to make it happen.
Help support the Branch and have a chance of winning £25000.
The Branch has joined the SeaMoor Lotto, part of a regional fundraising organisation. You can buy lotto tickets for £1 each and contribute 60% to the Branch. Each ticket has a 1 in 50 chance of winning a prize. Follow the link here to help support our work.
The Federation of Plymouth & District Ex Service Associations
A diary of events can be found here. The branch is a member of the organisation.
Harry's Patch Latest News
The latest changes have seen the installation of a cycle path alongside the site. This has given the benefit of better path access to the benches and flag pole. The installation of the cycle path has been done with care and consideration for Harrys Patch.
About The legion
Membership is open to everyone. If you have an interest in the objectives of the Legion and want to help and support for those who have served and their families, come and join us. We welcome men and women of all ages, whether they have served in the Armed Forces or not.
Legion membership ensures that
- Remembrance is kept alive and that the sacrifices our brave Service men and women have made are never forgotten.
- The ex-Service community have a voice and that their concerns are brought to the public eye.
Becoming a member also provides the opportunity to get involved in a wide range of activities and events held locally, regionally and nationally throughout the year.
If you wish to contact us or to report any inaccuracies or omissions on this site, please email Paul Chilarecki.