On Monday 23rd April we marked St.George’s Day by flying our new St. George’s Cross flag and also honouring local veterans of the Korean War who attended to pay respects. Our dedication listed Leeds servicemen who died in this war and also marked the anniversary of the Battle of the Imjin River in 1951.
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We are delighted to announce that Bramley War Memorial, (dedicated to the 746 fallen from Bramley, Rodley & Stanningley) have been successful in gaining a Duke of York Community Initiative Award. This is testament to the fantastic generosity and support of local businesses, individuals and community organisations, (especially Bramley Baptist Graveyard team and staff…Details
We are pleased to post both the full film of the Service and also a Slideshow of photos set to music.
Many thanks to all who came to pay their respects.
The Black Lion, Broad Lane, Bramley are holding a fundraising weekend from 10th to 12th November raising funds for a number of forces charities and also for Bramley War Memorial. Thanks again to Marsha, customers and staff for their continued support and fundraising.
October 3rd and 4th 2017 saw the official commemoration of Operation Basalt on the small island of Sark in the Channel Islands. This Commando raid was led by Bramley born, Major Geoffrey Appleyard, a wreath was laid by a group of us who went from Leeds to pay our respects to this brave man and…Details
Marsha Jones, licensee of The Black Lion, Broad Lane, Bramley is running the Leeds 10K on Sunday July 9th to raise funds for our forthcoming Peace Garden. Marsha, staff and customers have already held at least four fundraising events and bucket collections, the latest being £54.00 raised this month. Marsha has a “Just Giving” page and…Details
On 28th May, a Flag Event was held to remember Alfred Latto, who died on the same day in 1940. We flew the Light Dragoon Guards Regimental Flag in memory of this brave young man, this is the third year we have remembered Alfred. On June 6th, we remembered Sword Beach, D Day Veteran Peter…Details