The Poppy Appeal in Warsop, Meden Vale and District
Warsop, Meden Vale and District Branch has shown its fundraising skills by once again improving on its Poppy Appeal total. We raised around £24,904.66 last year. This was a tremendous 37% up on last year. Thank you to all that made this happen.
Anyone interested in helping in the next Poppy Appeal should contact our Poppy Appeal Coordinator, Pete Hopkins on [07889 181026].
Poppy Launch 2015
Friend of the branch Councillor John Allin buys the first poppy from branch chairman, Brian Marples.
Warsops fantastic Cadet forces joined us selling poppies.
Poppy Launch 2014
This was again held on Warsop High Street at Age Concern. We again had a stall selling Poppy equipment and free tea and coffee. Our thanks again go to all who helped.
Poppy Launch 2013
This was held on Warsop High Street with a stall selling Poppy equipment and free tea and coffee in Age Concern. Our thanks go to all who helped.
Poppy Launch 2012
Launched at The Tudor Barn, Councillor Peter Crawford buys the first Poppy.
Poppy Launch 2011
Honoured guest, The Mayor of Mansfield Came to Warsop Church for a fantastic concert by Notts Police launching the 2011 appeal.
Poppy Launch 2010
A bright sunny day saw saw approximately 100 motorcycles, their riders and pillions, gather at the John Fretwell Centre for the chance of a photo opportunity and autograph with Guy Martin, one of our countries top TT riders. This was folowed by a ride out to Newark Air Museum lead by Guy, via Market Warsop, where the convoy dispersed.
Guy opens the 2010 Branch Poppy Launch
Guy, on pillion, leads the convoy
The event was supported by the John Fretwell Centre who provided the venue and some great food and drink, The Nottingham Advanced Motorcyclists who marshalled the ride and the Royal British Legion Riders Branch.
Riders came from all over the country to meet Guy and to take part in the ride out.
See the photo's here
Poppy Launch 2009
Warsop High Street for the launch
Councillor John Kerr buys the first poppy of 2009 from Katy Corcoran, Poppy Appeal Organiser