Ely College students hold two minute silence and help sell poppies at Sainsbury’s

PUBLISHED: 12:11 13 November 2017 | UPDATED: 15:21 13 November 2017

Students at Ely College raised money for the Poppy Appeal and held a two-minute silence on Friday morning to mark Remembrance Day.  They then aided the City of Ely Poppy Appeal at Sainsbury's Ely by selling poppies.

Students at Ely College raised money for the Poppy Appeal and held a two-minute silence on Friday morning to mark Remembrance Day. They then aided the City of Ely Poppy Appeal at Sainsbury's Ely by selling poppies.

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Students at Ely College raised money for the Poppy Appeal and held a two-minute silence on Friday morning to mark Remembrance Day.

Students at Ely College raised money for the Poppy Appeal and held a two-minutes silence on Friday morning to mark Remembrance Day.Students at Ely College raised money for the Poppy Appeal and held a two-minutes silence on Friday morning to mark Remembrance Day.

Students were also at Sainsbury’s Ely in the afternoon selling poppies with the City of Ely Poppy Appeal.

Verity Baker, of the City of Ely Poppy Appeal, said: “Thank you all very much for helping with this year’s Poppy Appeal.

“We will need lots of youngsters in the future to continue with this good cause. We must always remember.”

A spokesman for Ely College said: “Thank you to each and every one of our Turing House students who turned up to Sainsbury’s after school to help on the City of Ely Poppy Appeal stall.

“So polite and respectful and looking very smart in their uniforms.

“The whole school made us proud as we all stopped at 11am to mark Remembrance Day.”

Anyone interested in helping in the next Poppy Appeal should contact Poppy Appeal co-ordinator, Marc Beveridge on the ‘City of Ely Poppy Appeal’ Facebook page.

You do not have to be a member of the Ely Branch to help with the Poppy Appeal.

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