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Events during 2010

22 December Emergency General Meeting 7 pm Conservative Club
9 December Hilary Brazil inducted as Branch Standard Bearer in succession to George Fleming.
20 November Concert by the Harborough Band in aid of the Poppy Appeal at Baptist Church.
8 to 14 November 
Remembrance Week

Sunset Ceremony each day (except Thursday). On Saturday, when a piper led the Standard, there was quite good public interest.
Armistice Day - very good public support and respect tor Wreath Laying and the Silence
Remembrance Sunday- A good parade, excellent service in overflowing church and short open-air service with Wreath Laying. Very good public attendance and support.

10 November Branch AGM was followed by a Buffet. See Newsletter for details of Officer changes.
8  to 13 November

Garden of Remembrance in the Memorial Gardens.
This was the eleventh year of the display.

Garden of remembrance

6 November Festival of Remembrance at De Montfort Hall. A party of members and friends attended
2 November Monthly Branch lunch at the Angel Hotel. 22 persons present.
30 October

Poppy Appeal LaunchPoppy Appeal Launch 2010 - group

!6 October Coffee Morning in aid of the Poppy Appeal
5 October Branch Lunch
4 September RNA Coffee Morning- well attended and successful
11 August After Meeting buffet
Buffet 11/08/2010
3 August Branch Lunch
27 July Poppy Appeal Forum at Angel Hotel
18 July "Ramsay Ramblers" completed the Poppy Walk Challenge in London for the fifth time. Please sponsor Betty and family. All money raised goes to the Branch Poppy Appeal.
4 July

Armed Forces Day Event in Welland Park included the  County Recruiting trailer, Poppy Call van and Branch Information gazebo manned by members.  Branch display.jpg

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21 June Start of Armed Forces Week. Flag raising ceremony at Council Offices.

16 May


Dedication of Memorial Plaque at Thorpe Langton Church

Palmer plaque

12 May

After meeting talk - "Long Term Care"

8 May

VE Day Lunch  with RNA and RAFA at the Red Lion, Welford.

4 May

Branch Lunch at the Angel Hotel

24 April

Visit to London to the Guards Museum and RAF Church of St Clement Danes

Guards museum

17 April

RBL/RNA/RAFA Armed Forces Day Committee Coffee Morning

14 April

After meeting presentation by George Seward - "Shop-keeping in the '50s"

10 April

Members support RNA Coffee Morning

6 April

Branch Lunch at the Angel Hotel

19 March

Branch 86th Anniversary Dinner at the Golf Club. Desborough and Husbands Bosworth Branches represented.

10 March

After Branch meeting Buffet

2 March

Branch Lunch at the Angel Hotel

27 February

Branch Coffee Morning at the Harborough Theatre.

10 February

Presentation at Branch meeting by Kay Callaghan, RBL Head of Internal Communications, to George Seward of the Director of Communications Award for his work on In Touch

Kay and George


2 February

Branch Lunch at the Angel Hotel

6 January

RBL/RNA/RAFA Christmas Lunch at the Angel Hotel

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