The Royal British Legion has opened one of sixteen new 'pop-in' centres in Leeds to make support easier to access for service personnel.Read the full story ›
For the fourth year in a row, muslims from across Yorkshire will be out on the streets selling poppies. Members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association will be raising hundreds of pounds for the Royal British Legion.
Ahmadi Muslims believe that loyalty to their country is part of their faith and so will be at dozens of train stations, shopping centres, and football stadiums, across the region raising money for injured servicemen, veterans and families of the fallen.
People in Lincolnshire are being urged to support the Armed Forces community and recognise the courage of Service families.Read the full story ›
The Royal British Legion launches its annual Poppy Appeal. The sale of poppies provides £1m a week to current and ex-service personnel.Read the full story ›
Witness more than 1,000 people go into battle today at one of the biggest war-time displays in Yorkshire this year.
Yorkshire Wartime Experience are hosting the event at Hunsworth in Bradford in aid of the Royal British Legion. Genuine UK, US and German tanks and artillery will be on display.
Visitors can also meet the "British Tommies" of the First World War, "GI Joes" from the Normandy Beaches and members of the Women's Land Army.
There will also be a Red Arrows flypast. The event begins at 1pm and continues tomorrow.