Staffordshire County

Welcome to The Royal British Legion in Staffordshire

We are here to administer and support the delivery of welfare services and the membership and fundraising activities of the Legion's branches and clubs throughout Staffordshire.

The Legion has been a voice for the Armed Forces community for over 90 years. Join us to help ensure our veterans and serving personnel get the support they deserve.

Drop into your local branch to join us.
The Royal British Legion is the nation's leading Armed Forces charity providing care and support to all members of the British Armed Forces past and present and their families.

It is also the national Custodian of Remembrance and safeguards the Military Covenant between the nation and its Armed Forces. It is best known for the annual Poppy Appeal and its emblem the red poppy.

Visit www.britishlegion.org.uk for details of our national initiatives.  

2017  Staffordshire RBL Festival of Remembrance

The 2017 Staffordshire RBL Festival of Remembrance will take place on Saturday 28 October 2017 at the Stafford Gatehouse Theatre - Box Office 01785 619 080 E-mail gatehouse@staffordbc.gov.uk

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By Paul Milgate Scarrott 1

Peter Mathews CMG, the Staffordshire County President, and guests prior to the 2016 Festival of Remembrance 
Photo: Paul Milgate-Scarrott
(More photographs can be seen in the gallery on the left.)

2017 Staffordshire County Conference

The Staffordshire Royal British Legion County Conference took place at the Stafford Rangers Football Club on Sunday 15 January 2017.  The conference was well attended by both delegates, standard bearers and guests.  The keynote speaker at the conference was the Legion's Director General, Mr Charles Byrne.

The Elite

Peter Mathews CMG, President; Henry Williams, Chairman; Charles Byrne, Dirctor General; Stafford Mayor, Cllr Collier; Stafford Mayoress, Mrs Cathy Collier Photo: Paul Milgate-Scarrott
(More photographs can be seen in the gallery on the left.)

 The New Remembrance Centre at the NMA

Walking around the new multi-million-pound Remembrance Centre, it’s hard not to be moved by the stature of what has been created. Costing close to £16 million and almost 31,000 sq ft in size, the National Memorial Arboretum now has a building that matches the breath-taking memorials that the site houses.

Financed by the Legion, the new centre is at the cutting edge of design, interactive exhibits and Remembrance – bringing the Arboretum bang up to date and making it an immersive and powerful experience for all who visit.

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Wolverhampton Information Network  (WIN)

WIN is a FREE to use online search directory that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  It features a host of local services, support groups, advice agencies and activities that take place in the City of Wolverhampton.  WIN is an all services Hub, a localised 'one stop shop' for information.  See Related Links below to go to the WIN website.


  The Legion’s WW1 Centenary Guide

The Legion has put together a WW1 Centenary guide which is intended to inform you of the Legion’s Centenary plans. It can be downloaded here in pdf form and contains our position and key messages on the Centenary along with some of the dates of planned large-scale commemorations.


It has snapshots of some of the national activities we will be announcing more fully in coming months – for updates, please refer to www.britishlegion.org.uk/ww1centenary. There is also a section on how you can apply for funds for your own Centenary projects, and a few success stories.


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