Generous Milton Keynes remembers war sacrifice

Poppy display in centre:mk
Poppy display in centre:mk

A poppy memorial in centre:mk has raised over £600 for the Royal British Legion.

Between July 31 and August 10 shoppers were invited to dedicate and insert a poppy to the sculpture near Middleton Hall in memory of loved ones who are, and have been, active in conflict in the armed force.

The two-metre-tall sculpture held 2,000 poppies, with shoppers leaving both their donations and tributes.

Centre director James Waugh said: “We were delighted with the reaction to the poppy installation, with shoppers embracing the concept over the 11 day period in memory of their loved ones. In total £619 was raised for the Poppy Appeal, and we look forward to its return to the centre in November.”

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