LETTER: Lest we forget

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A recreation ground which lays behind East Preston Church and Vicarage Lane has had a sizeable piece of the field planted with many poppies and other wild flowers – many unknown to me – in recognition of the First World War.

I understand from the local people that 14 of these gardens have been sown in and around Sussex – another being at Arundel Castle.

Praise must be given to whoever thought of doing this and for those concerned with the gathering of the seeds.

It is a beautiful tribute.

Approach the poppies via East Preston Church through the churchyard or via Vicarage Lane, adjacent to the fields.

Visit, admire and reflect on the meaning of them.

Hazel Tulett

Russells Close

East Preston

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