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Date added: 01 November 2014

Poppy Appeal Fundraising In Swindon Town Centre 

Hundreds raised as volunteers make special effort
 
Hundreds of pounds was raised in Swindon town centre today as volunteers made a real effort fundraising for this year's Poppy Appeal.

Outside the town hall there were military vehicles and collectors dressed in uniform - with the adjacent Co-op Bank helping out with free coffee to keep everyone going.
 
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In The Brunel, cast members from the Western Players collected as they publicised their forthcoming production of Journeys End at the Swindon Arts Centre, with the British Legion also doing a grand job raising money outside M&S.

Well done to all!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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