Hogmanay isn’t just about seeing the old year out, it’s about welcoming the new one in. By supporting our Hogmanay Appeal, you could help an ex-Serviceman or woman make a fresh start in 2017.

Your gift could make a life-changing difference

Aged 17, Richard joined the Black Watch because it offered him a career and the excitement of seeing the world. But his dreams soon turned into a nightmare after witnessing the brutal realities of conflict in Iraq. After receiving help and support from Poppyscotland, Richard got his life back on track.

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“Poppyscotland gave me an opportunity and I took it with both hands”, explains Richard. “My whole world changed when I started working at Poppyscotland. I got married, got a house and had another child. They even helped me get my HGV licence, which will open up more jobs for me in the future.”

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News

DECORATIVE FLOOD GATES UNVEILED AT POPPY FACTORY

New flood gates with artwork featuring an inlaid carved poppy motif have been installed at the Warriston Viaduct beside Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory today. The gates, which form part of the City of Edinburgh Council’s Water of Leith Flood Prevention …

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News

CLEAR ROAD AHEAD FOR MOVING POPPY THANKS TO NATIONAL LOTTERY FUNDING

Funding announced to create unique mobile poppy truck in WW1 centenary year Inspired by Lt-Col John McCrae’s poem ‘In Flanders Fields’, the poppy is the nation’s symbol of remembrance, compassion, (...)

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Events

The Poppyscotland Sportive is back for 2018

The Poppyscotland Sportive is back on Sunday 30th September with three stunning routes – 45 miles, 66 miles and 100 miles.

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