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CLEAR ROAD AHEAD FOR MOVING POPPY THANKS TO NATIONAL LOTTERY FUNDING

CLEAR ROAD AHEAD FOR MOVING POPPY THANKS TO NATIONAL LOTTERY FUNDING

Funding announced to create unique mobile poppy truck in WW1 centenary year Inspired by Lt-Col John McCrae’s poem ‘In Flanders Fields’, the poppy is the nation’s symbol of remembrance, compassion, and a shared desire for a peaceful future. Today (Monday …

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SOLDIERS GET ON THEIR BIKES TO LAUNCH POPPYSCOTLAND SPORTIVE

SOLDIERS GET ON THEIR BIKES TO LAUNCH POPPYSCOTLAND SPORTIVE

Soldiers from 2 SCOTS were ready to ride them on the beaches as they get on their bikes in East Lothian to help launch the 2018 Poppyscotland Sportive. The annual mass participation cycling event later this year aims to raise …

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AIR MARSHAL GIVES POPPYSCOTLAND’S LATEST VENTURE ITS OFFICIAL OPENING

AIR MARSHAL GIVES POPPYSCOTLAND’S LATEST VENTURE ITS OFFICIAL OPENING

Poppyscotland’s newest welfare centre, The MacRobert Centre, which will serve the near-40,000 members of the Armed Forces community living in and around Ayrshire, was officially opened by Air Marshal Stuart Atha today (Wednesday, 21st March 2018). Air Marshal Atha, 55, who …

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Nominate your Forces Hero

Nominate your Forces Hero

Poppyscotland is delighted to be sponsoring the Forces Hero category in the 2018 Daily Record and Utilia Our Heroes awards. The prestigious annual awards recognise and honour ordinary people for extraordinary achievements. Now in its 15th year, it brings together …

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