To mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, Ferndown saw the launch of thousands of poppies from the Barrington Centre in Penny’s Walk on 27 October.
This year’s Poppy Appeal will mark the third time that Dorset Police will be showcasing a specially decorated police car with red poppies to demonstrate the Force’s support to the Royal British Legion’s annual appeal.
Two Silent Soldiers, representing the Fallen of World War One, have been installed in the Garden of Remembrance at the Royal British Legion in Church Road. They form part of the 2018 commemorations of the end of the ‘War to End All Wars’.
Ferndown’s Poppy Appeal was launched on 28 October with an explosion of poppy petals falling from the roof of the Barrington Theatre in Penny’s Walk.