Wigan poppy seat pays tribute to the fallen

A Wigan veterans’ organisation presented a bench to the town’s branch of the Royal British Legion (RBL) to mark Remembrance.

Tuesday, 12th November 2019, 4:15 pm
Veterans Tom Catterall and Brian Fenton, right, with EDs director Jason Lloyd, centre, and Karen Sudron with the refurbished poppy bench

EDs, which is based on Library Street, was given the bench as a donation and then tidied it up as a gift for the Wigan branch of the RBL.

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The poppy seat will now remain in place at the community garden and allotment on Gordon Street which EDs is looking after.

The veterans at EDs also made poppies and remembrance crosses which will be displayed in the garden throughout November.