Scheme to plant millions of poppies across the UK fails in bid for Heritage Lottery Fund support

Posted on on 11 September 2013
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The Telegraph reports that a scheme to plant poppies across Britain to mark the Centenary of the First World War - endorsed by the Prime Minister - has failed in its funding application.

The 2014 Real Poppy project was unsuccessful in its bid for a grant, despite widespread support from other organisations and political figures, who are calling for the decision to be reversed.

To read the full article, visit The Telegraph website here.

Date of article publication: 10/09/2013

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Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News