Horsham’s annual Poppy Appeal has been launched with the opening of a new town centre shop.
The Royal British Legion’s Poppy shop was officially opened yesterday (Thursday October 20) by Horsham District Council chairman Christian Mitchell.
The store is located in Swan Walk Shopping Centre opposite the Wilkinsons store.
Mr Mitchell said: “The store has a wide range of poppy branded merchandise this year and I would urge as many of you as possible to come along and support such a great cause.”
Nigel Caplin, chairman of the Horsham branch of the Royal British Legion, said: “Your Royal British Legion poppy helps us to provide modern veterans, service men, women and their families with vital advice and support. This year don’t just wear a poppy for the memory of the fallen, wear it for the future of the living.”
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