Royal British Legion opens its doors in Paphos


The Limnaria Club in Kato Paphos is soon to be the home of the Royal British Legion Paphos Branch.A group of individuals, lead by Dave Rees and Brian Walker, together with club officials from the Limassol Branch of the Royal British Legion, have secured a lease on the Leptos owned premises known as the Limnaria Club; they have worked together throughout the year to get the club to a point where it can be finally opened.

On Saturday 26th October, the Limnaria club was officially opened and aims to be a focal point for the local community, in a friendly and enjoyable environment offering activities such as bingo, cribbage, darts, social events excursions and more. The Limnaria club has a fully licensed bar and restaurant which offers food and drinks at reasonable prices.

Club membership will initially be €40.00 per annum until 31st Dec 2014 at which point the aim is to then reduce the cost to €30.00, it should be noted that the club will be completely non-profit making, run by members for the members with a truly elected committee, holding monthly meetings which will be transparent and open to all members. The Royal British Legion is the UK’s leading service charity, providing practical care, advi

ce and support to serving and ex serving members of the Armed Forces, Veterans of all ages and their families.

The Royal British Legion presently has over 300,000 members in some 2500 Branches, with 96 being overseas; of which Cyprus has the second largest overseas membership. The Royal British Legion plans to increase its membership to Paphos and the wider community by way of this fantastic clubhouse facility known as the Limnaria Club.

Photo: From the Limnaria Club in Kato Paphos.