Tag: Norman Brown MBE

Eastleigh Poppy Day Raises £53K

The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal is about standing shoulder to shoulder with our brave Armed Forces to support the recovery of Service people injured in current conflicts. The 2011 Poppy Appeal in Eastleigh has raised An amazing £53,466.65 . This contributes to the UK total currently of just under £35million. “We urge everyone to…

We Will Remember Them…

The centre of Eastleigh came to a stop today (Sunday 14th November) as the community gathered together at the town’s ‘Angel of Mons’ war memorial to remember the fallen of two world wars. Led by his worship, The Mayor of Eastleigh John Caldwell and his chaplain the Reverend Ian Bird, representatives from all political parties,…

Eastleigh’s new Mayor Installed

Thursday night saw the annual Mayor making ceremony take place at the Towns Civic Offices as the outgoing Mayoress Pamela Holden- Brown made way for new Mayor John Caldwell – the Conservative councillor for Hiltingbury East. Mrs Holden-Brown had a vote of thanks proposed and seconded by councillors Haulwen Broadhurst and Graham Smith while John…

A War Veteran speaks out…

The name of Fair Oak’s War Memorial should not be changed. That is the opinion of Norman Brown MBE, one of Hampshire’s senior surviving WW2 veterans and Chairman of the Eastleigh & Chandlers Ford District branch of the Royal British Legion. Tonight, Fair Oak Parish Councillors will meet to decide if the name of the…