Founded in 1921, the Royal British Legion not only honours and supports those who fought in the two World Wars of the last century, but also those involved in the many conflicts since 1945 and those still fighting for the freedom we enjoy today.

Once again, Rochdale freemasons assisted the Royal British Legion with its annual poppy appeal by providing a team of volunteers as fundraisers who collected donations at Morrisons Supermarket in Kingsway, Rochdale.  A team rota ensures that volunteers are on site from 8am to 5pm every day in the 8 days preceding Remembrance Sunday.

Over the weekend of 5/6th November our volunteers made use of the newly acquired East Lancashire Publicity trailer which not only acted as a base for the collection but also help to make the public more aware of the work of Freemasonry in the community.