Poppy seeds planted in borough to ‘honour bravery’

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Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has planted poppy seeds within the borough as part of the Ribbon of Poppies UK & Commonwealth 2019 Campaign to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War.

Poppy seeds have been planted at Victoria Cemetery and Salthill Hawthorn Avenue in Carrickfergus.

Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Councillor Maureen Morrow said: “We are extremely proud of our strong military links here in Mid and East Antrim.

“As a way of remembering those who have served both past and present, we have planted well over 20,000 poppy seeds in a number of locations to raise awareness, remember their deed, honour their bravery and support them in their time of need.”