Club to fundraise for the Poppy Appeal

From left, Lewis Teesdale, nine, Kalila Kenyatta, eight, Kiki Tautz, seven, Alfie Malcolm, 10, and Jace Delaney, eight, from Gomer Junior School Picture: David George

Service children plant poppy seeds to honour work of family members

Members of the Association of the Wrens Jan Vanson, Kathryn Simmons and Gail Foster placing crosses in memory of Wrens who losst their lives on HMS Aguila   Picture: Habibur Rahman

Tributes paid to women sailors killed during the war

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OVER 80 petanque players will gather for a game to commemorate Remembrance Day.

The players at Cobbetts Boules Club have held the event for seven years to raise funds for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.

Alison Stubbs from the club said: ‘Since our very first poppy event, we have managed to increase the money raised year on year and this year we hope to exceed last year’s total of £600.

‘Our Poppy Appeal Day is all about bringing petanque players from across the region together to fundraise and enjoy themselves in the process.

The club has raised more than £2,000.