The Cumbrian launch of this year's Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal at the James Cropper mills at Burneside near Kendal.
The factory makes all of the paper for the country's poppies.
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The 100th anniversary of Britain's worst rail disaster will be commemorated at a special service today.