Playden poppies adorn church

7/11/14- Poppy display at Playden Church to raise money for the charity Combat Stress. SUS-140711-155443001

7/11/14- Poppy display at Playden Church to raise money for the charity Combat Stress. SUS-140711-155443001

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The lovely display of poppies in Playden Church last week end - the tribute to the fallen of all wars, was really beautiful and very moving.

Lots of other good things came from it too. T

here were many visitors who had not realised that there WAS a church in there behind the hedge; the profile of Combat Stress and the great work it does was raised; there was much community spirit with the ladies who created the poppies; and also money was raised for the charity and the church.

At the moment £509.60 will go to Combat Stress and £100 to the church spire fund. There may be more yet, as there will be a donation from the church service collection.

Thank you to everyone who supported this innovative display.