The annual Poppy Appeal launch was held at the Garden of Remembrance at Payne Green at Barrs Court this morning.
Among those attending were representatives of the Bitton & Oldland branch of the Royal British Legion, as well as from Oldland and Bitton parish councils and the leader of South Gloucestershire Council Toby Savage.
A short service was led by the Rev Steve Britton during which there was a two-minute silence. The Last Post and Reveille were sounded by Rob Tyley.
Among those planting crosses were children from Barrs Court Primary School who also laid a poppy wreath they had created from hand prints.
Poppies are on sale at Asda at Longwell Green from tomorrow.
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