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DEPUTY FIRST MINISTER GETS TOUR OF ‘BUD’ TRUCK

DEPUTY FIRST MINISTER GETS TOUR OF ‘BUD’ TRUCK

Earlier today, John Swinney, the Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, was at St Augustine’s High School, in Edinburgh, to be given a tour of a ground-breaking new project launched recently by Armed Forces charity Poppyscotland. …

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POPPYSCOTLAND’S MUCH-LOVED CYCLING EVENT JUST DAYS AWAY

POPPYSCOTLAND’S MUCH-LOVED CYCLING EVENT JUST DAYS AWAY

One of Scotland’s top cycling events, which has already raised almost more than £200,000 for Scotland’s leading Armed Forces charity, returns to East Lothian for a sixth time later this month. The Poppyscotland Sportive, which was launched in 2014 and has been …

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BREAKFAST CLUB FOR VETERANS TO OPEN IN DINGWALL

BREAKFAST CLUB FOR VETERANS TO OPEN IN DINGWALL

A breakfast club for Armed Forces veterans is set to open in Dingwall thanks to the efforts of Poppyscotland and a local funeral director. The club will meet on the first Thursday of every month and will allow members of …

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SCOTLAND’S BEST-KNOWN MILITARY BAND TO TOUR AGAIN FOR POPPYSCOTLAND

SCOTLAND’S BEST-KNOWN MILITARY BAND TO TOUR AGAIN FOR POPPYSCOTLAND

After capturing the hearts of the nation with a series of incredible concerts last year, Scotland’ best-known military band is teaming up once again with leading Armed Forces charity Poppyscotland for a mini-tour in 2019. Members of The Band of …

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