of Bridestowe have been busy working on a special way to honour the
centenary of the signing of the Armistice, marking the end of World War
One and to say “Thank you” to the local people who were involved in The
Beginning at Easter people around the village have been busy knitting
and crocheting poppies, with over 1400 in total! The idea has captured
the imagination and generated a wonderful community spirit, with help
from many organisations within the village and sponsorship from people
unable to knit or crochet.
The fruits of their labour has culminated in a beautiful “wave” flowing
down from the tower of St. Bridget’s Church and other displays around
the village with still more to come as we approach 11th November.