The Poppy Appeal is officially underway. The Royal British Legion is hoping to raise a record breaking 42 million pounds this year. In Weston-super-Mare they marked the day with a poppy themed record attempt.
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Another sparkling start with lots of sunshine and barely a cloud in the sky, temperatures feeling very warm but high UV levels too.
Long sunny spells and warm temperatures ahead for the West today, but also high UV levels.