Volunteers sought to help Burnham-On-Sea's Poppy Appeal
and Highbridge's annual Poppy Appeal is set to launch this weekend
and more volunteers are being sought to help.
are needed to help with the sale of poppies in two-hour collecting
slots in Burnham's Morrison's and Lidl supermarkets and Highbridge's
Asda store from October 25th through to November 11th.
desperately need volunteers," said organiser Gaynor Brown.
"Everything for the collectors will be waiting at the supermarket
and there will be no need to walk around with collecting tins
as there will be a Poppy Table inside the supermarkets so you
are not out in the weather."
added: "In this anniversary year, we would like to do well
for the Poppy Appeal and the service personnel that it supports."
who can spare two hours or more should call 01278 238714 or 781046.
a stunning display of poppies is to be held in Burnham-On-Sea
during a special tribute to those who died in conflict.
the build-up to Burnham's annual Remembrance Day service, silk
poppies are to be sold to the public in the town which will then
be planted in Burnham's Manor Gardens to create a scarlet field
of floral war tributes. The poppies will be planted in the Manor
Gardens during a special event to be held this Sunday (October
26th) at 2.30pm.