The Orihuela Costa and District Branch held it’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday evening attended by the Chairman of District North Nigel Hails.

Long serving Chairman Keith Carter stood down along with committee members Peter and Pauline Breen, Pam Armatage and Sheila Asbury.

They were replaced by Kevin Reardon, who is serving his second term in the chair, along with Ann Faulkner, Sandie Coates, Jean Heald, Malcolm Cavendish and Shirley Johnson while members Eddie Coleman, Tony Blackband and Dave Cottom continue in their current roles while Pastor Keith Brown remains as Branch President.

With the Poppy Appeal over for another year the branch, having raised over 35,500 euros in 2015, is currently finalising it’s totals for 2016. Poppy Appeal Coordinator Eddie Coleman said it has been another bumper year.

If you would like to find out more about the RBL then why not go along to the next meeting of the branch at the Olympia Restaurant, Mil Palmeras, starting at 7.30pm on Thursday 15 December and sing a christmas carol or two

You do not need to have served or have had any connection with the services to either attend or to join. And you will even get a mince pie for your trouble.