Top of the poppies

FOR the fourth year running Stevenage has collected more money for the Royal British Legion s Poppy Appeal than any other town in Hertfordshire. As a result the town has won the county trophy. Chairman of the Stevenage branch, Stan Stokes, thanked those w

FOR the fourth year running Stevenage has collected more money for the Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal than any other town in Hertfordshire.

As a result the town has won the county trophy.

Chairman of the Stevenage branch, Stan Stokes, thanked those who gave more than £42,000 to the Poppy Appeal 2005.

Stan said collectors were met with cheerful smiles and big-hearted donations throughout Stevenage.

He would like to thank those shop managers, businesses and supermarket managers who allowed collections to be taken on their premises.