Thousands of poppies sold across Burnham and Highbridge
of poppies have been sold in Burnham and Highbridge during the
run-up to today's Remembrance Day over the last few weeks.
from local groups and businesses have got involved in the annual
Burnham poppy collection in aid of the Royal British Legion.
include local army cadets, the Burnham Poppy Appeal team, local
businesses and MP Tessa Munt, right, and Burnham Conservative
James Heappey, all pulling together to help raise funds.
special effort has been put in this year, to commemorate the 100th
anniversary of the First World War.
Brown of the Burnham Poppy Appeal told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We've
had great support this year and thank all those who have collected
for and supported the appeal by buying poppies and giving donations."
Members of the Burnham Poppy Appeal selling poppies in the town
CJ Hole in Burnham-On-Sea volunteered its services and has spent
several hours selling poppies at Morrisons and Asda
James Heappey, a former soldier, selling poppies at Sanders Garden