Spilsby Royal British Legion to mark 90th at parade

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THE SPILSBY branch of the Royal British Legion held their latest meeting in the Red Lion recently

Fifteen members attended. The act of homage was duly observed.

Christine thanked everyone who had attended the ‘Covergirls’ concert at Mumby and the branch for their generous donation to the raffle

The evening was a great success and £272-15p was presented to the branch for the Poppy Appeal.

Meanwhile, the Legion announced plans to celebrate the Spilsby Branch 90th Birthday by trooping its colour during the British Legion Parade in the Spilsby Show on July 10.

The branch invites all members and any local people who have served or are serving in the armed forces to join them in this very special parade.

Elsewhere, the branch also plans to hold its annual garden party will be held on July 17 at 2pm in Candlesby.

The Mareham-le Fen silver band will entertain branch members through the afternoon. Everyone is welcome to join them for this social occasion.

Donations of cakes, tombola and raffle prizes are needed.

The branch’s next meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 20 at 7.30pm in the Red Lion, Spilsby.

New members are always welcome.