People who are able to sell remembrance poppies in Cromer are asked to come forward.

David Pritchard, poppy appeal organiser for the Royal British Legion in Cromer and district, said volunteers were being sought to sell poppies from October 26 to Remembrance Sunday on November 12.

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Mr Pritchard said: “We have a large group of sellers who spend anything from 30 mins to all day to every day selling poppies, going door-to-door in their street, helping in local supermarkets, or standing in Church Street.

North Norfolk News: David Pritchard from Cromer's poppy appeal is seeking volunteers to help sell poppies“However, due to various factors such as ill health or moving away, we are always looking for more volunteers to come forward to help the appeal.”

Last year, the branch raised a record amount of £12,555 for its poppy appeal.

Mr Pritchard said he wanted to thank Julian Humphreys, who looks after the fundraising team, Simon Clipsom, community co-ordinator at the town’s Morrisons, where more than £5,000 was raised, for their efforts. 

Anyone wishing to volunteer can call 01263 511270 or email