Launch for poppy appeal

THE Mayor of Rotherham will launch the annual British Legion Poppy Appeal in the town next week.

Wednesday, 31st October 2012, 5:41 pm

Coun Dave Pickering will start the appeal, organised by the Rotherham, Rawmarsh and Parkgate Branch of the RBL, at Rotherham Town Hall on Monday 29th October.

Coun Pickering said: “I am both proud and honoured to launch this year’s Rotherham Poppy Appeal. The Royal British Legion is a wonderful organisation, which thanks to its extensive fund-raising has been able to provide practical help for servicemen and their families for the past 91 years.”