SOLDIERS GET ON THEIR BIKES TO LAUNCH POPPYSCOTLAND SPORTIVE

SOLDIERS GET ON THEIR BIKES TO LAUNCH POPPYSCOTLAND SPORTIVE

Soldiers from 2 SCOTS were ready to ride them on the beaches as they get on their bikes in East Lothian to help launch the 2018 Poppyscotland Sportive. The annual mass participation cycling event later this year aims to raise …

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AIR MARSHAL GIVES POPPYSCOTLAND’S LATEST VENTURE ITS OFFICIAL OPENING

AIR MARSHAL GIVES POPPYSCOTLAND’S LATEST VENTURE ITS OFFICIAL OPENING

Poppyscotland’s newest welfare centre, The MacRobert Centre, which will serve the near-40,000 members of the Armed Forces community living in and around Ayrshire, was officially opened by Air Marshal Stuart Atha today (Wednesday, 21st March 2018). Air Marshal Atha, 55, who …

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UNIQUE SCULPTURE DEPICTING FIRST WORLD WAR ARRIVES AT RIVERSIDE MUSEUM

UNIQUE SCULPTURE DEPICTING FIRST WORLD WAR ARRIVES AT RIVERSIDE MUSEUM

A stunning and symbolic First World War sculpture has gone on display at the Riverside Museum, in Glasgow, as part of the poignant centenary year of the signing of the Armistice. The sculpture, entitled “FRANCE 1914”, was created by artist …

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Nominate your Forces Hero

Nominate your Forces Hero

Poppyscotland is delighted to be sponsoring the Forces Hero category in the 2018 Daily Record and Utilia Our Heroes awards. The prestigious annual awards recognise and honour ordinary people for extraordinary achievements. Now in its 15th year, it brings together …

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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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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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