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May 6, 2020

 The 75th Anniversary of VE day is being celebrated on Friday the 8th May 2020.  Although we are unable to mount an Official Celebration of this event.  a 2 Minute Silence will be Nationally Observed at 11am on Friday to pay our respects to the British people for their...

March 19, 2020

It is with Great Regret we must say Farewell to Helen & John Daly. as they take up their new life in Cumbria, they will be sorely missed.  The New Guard will be Chairman -Victoria Southward  Vice Chairman - Jayne Eastwood and Secretary Alan Diver.  we urge all members...

March 17, 2020

I have been administering this website now for about 3 years but this is time to say adios as Helen and I are moving to Cumbria to be closer to our grandson and his family.  Helen and I both served in the RAF and WRAF respectively and spent plenty of time travelling ab...

December 9, 2019

The theme was "Dress to impress" and the assembled members and guests certainly did that.  There were several tuxedos and the ladies of all ages were particularly glamourous from the Guides to our most senior members.  Sid Barnes our most senior member and Normandy vet...

November 1, 2019

On a crisp sunny morning on Sunday 27th October at 0730 we assembled in the Queens hall car park in Watton for a day trip to Lincolnshire.  The journey was uneventful and lighthearted but received a bit of a dampener as we arrived at the IBCC by those who had been watc...

August 21, 2019


The mid summer festivities got underway around 1800 on the 20th August with a bar-b que held at The Blenheim Centre.  The event was primarily organised as an awareness event to attract new members which it did with several attendees committing to join the branch.  we...

August 9, 2019

There are few sadder occasions than saying farewell to one of our war hero’s and that was exactly what we did on the last Monday of July.  We paid tribute to a long time Legion member and member of the Officers Association, Sqn.Ldr. “Larry” Larard.  Larry, as he was kn...

July 1, 2019

 Armed Forces Day celebrated with the help of some of our affiliated youth groups and the RAF families club.  The pictures say it all, it started at 1100 and went on through the gloriously sunny day to afternoon bar b que and evening disco.  Stalls with eats, bouncy in...

February 4, 2019

Saturday the 2nd of February 2019 was the date of the Norfolk county conference held at Norfolk County Hall in Trowse.  It is the forum for the Norfolk branches to come together and have their say in RBL affairs.  It is also the chance for branches to lobby county comm...

January 17, 2019

The latest branch meeting on the 15th January we were happy to host a visit from the departing County Chairman John Boisson.  John who is a serving soldier working from the STANTA had returned hot foot from Salisbury Plain to be at our meeting.  It was to be his last a...

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We meet on 3rd Tuesday of the month, at the Blenheim Centre (RAF families club), Tedder close, Watton, IP25 6HU,  at 1900hrs.

Branch Officers:       Chairman  Victoria Southward    V/Chair Jayne Eastwood    

                                 Treasurer   Alison Galvin.     President    Ron Wheeler 

Contacts:

Local Poppy Appeal Organiser: Mr Pat Murphy Telephone  01953  498164

Branch Secretary

 Alan Diver   :Telephone 07711840799  / e-mail wattondistrict.secretary@rbl.community

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Membership direct dial number:  0800 307 7773

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