Royal British Legion's Wisbech branch wins county rose bowl for raising �15k in 2009

THE Wisbech branch of the Royal British Legion raised a whopping �15,296.11 last year – more than any other branch in Cambridgeshire. The branch was presented with the county rose bowl at the Black Bear in Walsoken. It was the third time Wisbech branch wo

THE Wisbech branch of the Royal British Legion raised a whopping �15,296.11 last year - more than any other branch in Cambridgeshire.

The branch was presented with the county rose bowl at the Black Bear in Walsoken.

It was the third time Wisbech branch won the rose bowl. It also won the bowl in 1998 and 2005.

All the money was raised during the annual poppy appeal, through collection points in shops and around supermarkets and through street collections.


You may also want to watch:


About 40 volunteers raised the money.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus