POPPY Appeal helpers in the Rye area raised £14,137.26 - up on last year’s total.
Appeal organisers Julia and Michael Parker held a special thank-you party for helpers at their Broad Oak home recently.
Julia said: “ We would like to thank everyone who helped to raise this amount - whether it was helpers or the public who put their hands in their pockets - it was a marvellous response - thank you to all.”
After this year Julia and Michael will be standing down as poppy organisers. If anyone is interested in taking over the roll please contact them on 01424 882492.