New display for poppy project

A dove '“ the symbol of peace '“ is the central figure of a new display at Gowanlea.

Wednesday, 31st October 2018, 13:11 pm
Updated Thursday, 1st November 2018, 07:23 am
A dove - the symbole of peace - takes centre stage amongst the poppies outside Gowanlea sheltered housing complex at Coldstream.

It is all part of the Coldstream 2014-18 poppy project which set a target of 111,111 poppies, signifying the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 1th month when the war ended.

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Honour our Troops is holding a reception in the town’s community centre on November 10, to thank people who have helped with the project. On Armistice Night, thousands of candles will line the main road through the town.