Volunteer Poppy sellers young and old were thanked for their dedication to the cause.
From Christopher Brazil (8) to the oldest sellers who have given up to 35 years of service, president of the Harborough branch of the Royal British Legion gave out certificates of thanks to all. Between them they have put in 393 years of collecting for the annual appeal.
The official launch of this year’s appeal is this Saturday in The Square at 11am. Northampton Pipes and Drums will be playing.
More Poppy sellers are also needed to help on the streets of Harborough this year imn the run-up to Remembrance Sunday on November 10. Phone Dave Pryor on 01858 540431 or 07702 304430.