North's only poppy field planted today

The North of England is to have its own Field of Remembrance for the first time.

The field will be based in Saltwell Park in Gateshead, and will form the backdrop for a moving sea of thousands of wooden crosses.

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New North East poppy field planted

The North of England is to have its own Field of Remembrance for the first time. Saltwell Park in Gateshead will form the backdrop for thousands of wooden crosses in memory of fallen Service men and women.