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British legion helps Barking war heroes

16:00 05 April 2012

Help: British Legion secretary Steve Newson, left, chats to chairman Maurice Finch at  Barking open day last week

Help: British Legion secretary Steve Newson, left, chats to chairman Maurice Finch at Barking open day last week

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Royal British Legion veterans are helping Afghanistan war heroes overcome combat stress.

The Barking branch of the group meets every second Tuesday of the month from 7.30pm at St Margaret’s Church in The Broadway.

The legion also helps with home furnishings and organises hospital visits. For more information, call their secretary Steve Newson on 07970 228 080.

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