South Tyneside pupils to remember the fallen

Schoolchildren in South Tyneside will be laying wreaths in South Tyneside to remember those lost as war.

Pupils from Lord Blyton Primary School and Laygate Community School, South Shields, will place the wreaths in honour of John Simpson Kirkpatrick.

The Mayor and Mayoress will also lay a wreath on Remembrance Sunday at Westoe Cenotaph.

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Region's poppy appeal

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