Month: November 2018

Christmas gifts

Christmas gifts for you! This year why not buy a gift with a special meaning… one that helps us help our chosen charities? We have just taken delivery of five new items to join original favourites. We’ve been delighted by the response to our Christmas cards and beautiful Jersey pearl bracelets, and we hope you […]

Royal Borough OF Windsor and Maidenhead

Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. We were delighted to meet with the Mayor of the Royal Borough Councillor Paul Lion and the Lady Mayoress Mrs Laura Lion at the Guildhall in Windsor to present one of our limited edition maquettes, which they accepted on behalf of the people of Windsor and Maidenhead. Poppy our […]

Purple among the red

Purple among the red. For the first time in many towns and villages animals of war were remembered alongside the soldiers who fought in the First World War with the laying of purple poppy wreaths. In London, hundreds of people attended the Animal War Memorial service of remembrance on Park Lane and in local churches […]

LEST WE FORGET – THEY ALSO SERVED

LEST WE FORGET – THEY ALSO SERVED. All over the UK and the Commonwealth events have been taking place this week to commemorate the Armistice and the end of WW1. For the first time many schools, offices, churches, organisations and hospitals are recognising and remembering the role animals played in supporting the soldiers. During the […]

Philip Hoare article

Guardian article. The animal victims of the first world war are a stain on our conscience. by Philip Hoare. The below article by Philip Hoare was published in The Guardian this week. The animal victims of the first world war are a stain on our conscience. Sixteen million animals served between 1914-18, with a huge […]

Cockington Village

Cockington Village’s first Purple Poppy Day. November 3, 2018. Many Devon villages lay claim to being ‘picturesque’, but take a walk back in time along Cockington’s narrow lanes, lined with thatched houses with their colour washed walls of stone and cobb, and you’ll experience a quiet charm that is a quintessentially English with its manor […]

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