of poppies continues to grow in Burnham's Manor Gardens
group of army cadets planted dozens of silk poppies in a special
display in Burnham-On-Sea's Manor Gardens on Sunday as part of
a special tribute time for next weekend's Remembrance Day.
the build-up to Burnham's annual Remembrance Day service, the
silk poppies are being sold to the public across the town to mark
the centenary of World War 1.
and Highbridge Army Cadets Danny Mortimer, Chelsea Walter, Joe
Booty and Ellie-May Venn, pictured, have sold scores of
the silk poppies at Asda in Highbridge in recent days and these
were added to the display.
is hoped that 1,000 of the £1 poppies will be bought from
supermarkets in Burnham and Highbridge including Tesco, Asda,
Morrisons and Lidl, to join the display of floral tributes in
aid of the Royal British Legion.
Gaynor Brown from the Burnham Poppy Appeal told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We're delighted with the support shown so far - we now have
over 350 poppies on show and would encourage people
to buy one over the next few weeks."
of the silk poppies also has a special written message from the
Burnham and Highbridge Army Cadets Danny Mortimer, Chelsea Walter,
Joe Booty and Ellie-May Venn in the gardens on Sunday