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Tea and Toast in Aid of Poppy Scotland

Penicuik’s community leisure centre are holding a charity ‘Tea and Toast’ event on Saturday 28 June.

To celebrate Armed Forces Day, Ladywood Leisure Centre in Penicuik will be holding a charity Tea and Toast event between 1PM and 3PM this Saturday.

The event which costs £2 for adults and £1 for children, will provide locals with an opportunity to have a chat over a cup a tea and a slice of toast, or cake, whilst your children play on a neighbouring bouncy castle in the main sport’s hall.

All funds raised through the event will go towards Poppy Scotland who support ex-servicemen and their families throughout Scotland, be it help with physical or mental recovery or with finding a new home, the charity does their best to look after those who fight for the country.

For further details, please call the centre on 01968 678473.

Armed Forces Day is an annual event which celebrates the roles of the United Kingdom’s armed forces. This year, the host city Stirling will put on an elaborate spectacle with fly pasts and marches through the city. A pipe band competition is also set to be held their too. Edinburgh will also be getting in on the act with marches and a commemorative flag raising in the morning of Saturday 28 June.

[Image shows The Provost, Councillor Joe Wallace and Lord Lieutenant Sir Robert Clerk who are watching as the Lord Lieutenant’s cadet, Shelby Gorman, receives the Armed Forces Day flag from Lieutenant Colonel Robin Lindsay, of 2 Scots]