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Poppy Brooch honours Great War sacrifices

As commemorations continue this year for the centenary of the First World War, there are more ways than ever to help remember the sacrifices made by our Armed Forces, and show support to those still serving today, veterans and their loved ones. They include this year's special-edition poppy brooch from the Royal British Legion.

The stunning brooch, available with with either a silver or gold coloured trim, features an ena,el poopy outer with a smaller dazzling red crystal poppy centre, and will add a stylish splash of colour to any jacket or top.

The charity has also launched two shopping bags created in collaboration with woels renowned designer Orla Keily. Prices at £9.99, both feature stylised poppy prints.

There's also a range of special edition products to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele, including a very special limited-edition poppy pin, made using melted down brass fuses from British shells fired during the battle and found at the various sites where the battle took place. The enamel paint used in the pins has also been mixed with soil from the British front line, ensuring each pin is unique and contains its own little piece of history. It costs £39.99.

Choice remembers the sacrifices of the battle that ended in November 100 years ago on Page 72 of the November issue.

All funds raised from sales go directly to the Royal British Legion and the important work it carried outin providing care and support to mmbers of the British Armed Forces, veterans and their families.

Avaialble in two sizes, both in gold and silver tones, the brooch sots £14.99 and £24,99 from The Poppy Shop. See the website: www.poppyshop.org.uk or tel: 0300 123 9110 (Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm).

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