Mayor of Barking and Dagenham helps to launch poppy appeal
PUBLISHED: 10:00 22 October 2019
Mayor of Barking and Dagenham Cllr Peter Chand and council leader Cllr Darren Rodwell have helped to launch the annual poppy appeal.
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The pair joined members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association at Barking Town Hall for the launch.
The group hopes to raise £50,000 for the Royal British Legion through selling poppies and other memorabilia in the run-up to Remembrance Day on November 11.
The charity helps former and serving members of the armed forces.