Poppy Appeal Bus rolling into Leeds for first time in star-studded city centre fundraiser

The Poppy Appeal Bus during a recent visit to Manchester.
The Poppy Appeal Bus during a recent visit to Manchester.
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Patriotic fundraisers are being invited to support Britain's current and former servicemen and women during a star-studded city centre Poppy Appeal drive tomorrow.

Cast members from Yorkshire soap Emmerdale and Yorkshire Carnegie rugby players will join Royal British Legion volunteers, military personnel and WYG volunteers in touring Leeds on the Poppy Appeal Bus, which is set to visit Yorkshire for the first time.

Armed forces personnel with actor Antony Cotton and the Poppy Appeal Bus during a recent visit to Manchester.

Armed forces personnel with actor Antony Cotton and the Poppy Appeal Bus during a recent visit to Manchester.

The bus will travel around the city and make stops at locations including City Square in order to raise funds for the annual Poppy Appeal ahead of Remembrance Day on Sunday.

Dozens of employees from Headingley-based project management firm WYG have pledged their time as part of the Royal British Legion's fundraiser.

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