Chesterfield FC ground is chosen for appeal launch

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The Poppy Appeal is being launched in North Derbyshire with a ceremonial sale of the first poppy at Chesterfield FC’s Proact stadium.

Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire Bernard Page will buy the first poppy from The Royal British Legion Riders branch wat 11am on Friday.

Meanwhile Worksop Masonic Hall is to hold a Remembrance service and lunch in aid of the Poppy Appeal on Sunday, November 3.

Anyone wishing to book a place should email for more information.