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Christmas gifts

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Christmas gifts for you! This year why not buy a gift with a special meaning… one that helps us help our chosen charities? We have just taken delivery of five…

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Royal Borough OF Windsor and Maidenhead

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Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. We were delighted to meet with the Mayor of the Royal Borough Councillor Paul Lion and the Lady Mayoress Mrs Laura Lion at the…

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Purple among the red

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Purple among the red. For the first time in many towns and villages animals of war were remembered alongside the soldiers who fought in the First World War with the…

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LEST WE FORGET – THEY ALSO SERVED

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LEST WE FORGET – THEY ALSO SERVED. All over the UK and the Commonwealth events have been taking place this week to commemorate the Armistice and the end of WW1.…

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Philip Hoare article

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Guardian article. The animal victims of the first world war are a stain on our conscience. by Philip Hoare. The below article by Philip Hoare was published in The Guardian…

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Cockington Village

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Cockington Village’s first Purple Poppy Day. November 3, 2018. Many Devon villages lay claim to being ‘picturesque’, but take a walk back in time along Cockington’s narrow lanes, lined with…

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Christmas Card 2018

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Christmas Card 2018. We are delighted to introduce our first official Christmas card to support our chosen charities. We feel the image truly reflects the two strands of our campaign,…

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Westminster Abbey

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Westminster Abbey. Saturday, October 27, 2018. St Margaret’s Church beside Westminster Abbey has today hosted a project with various partners, including the Army Welfare Service Community Support, to commemorate 100…

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Katherine Alexander

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Katherine Alexander. Fabric Artist. We have been approached by Katherine Alexander who is fabric artist and lives in France and who is keen to support our purple poppy appeal. She…

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Parkgate Primary School

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Parkgate Primary School. Class 6. This is Class 6 at Parkgate Primary School (pictured here with their teacher Mrs Watkins) who have been learning about the work of the poets…

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