Poppy display commemorates World War One heroes at Duchess Gardens

A total of 100 paper poppies were carefully cut out by residents and staff of Duchess Gardens Care Centre in Bingley, West Yorkshire, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One.

The poppies were arranged in a display in the lounge – including across an ornamental archway – as part of activities to remember the fallen.

A representative of the centre’s local C of E church also visited to take a service of remembrance for us, playing the piano and leading hymns.

Duchess Gardens has a 102-year-old resident, Jean, who was born during the war, which made the anniversary events all the more poignant for our residents and staff.

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