Unwins extends poppy campaign

From the New Year, Unwins Seeds, owned by Westland Horticulture will offer poppy seeds to schools across East Anglia and Yorkshire, where the business has operational sites.

This follows a donation of 2,000 packets of poppy seeds to a campaign run by Peterborough man Stanley Kaye.

E-commerce head Ed Schofield said: "Unwins Seeds wholeheartedly supports this campaign and we would like to see a veritable sea of red poppies across East Anglia and Yorkshire in time or the centenary of the outbreak of WW1 next year."

"As a local employer, we feel it is important that our children understand the meaning of the poppy and take pride in it as our national symbol of remembrance - we owe it to those who died so we might have a future - to never forget."

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