Townswomen's guild members knit 300+ poppies for Chesterfield town hall cascade

Members of Chesterfield Morning Townswomen's Guild have knitted more than 300 poppies for a cascade which will be unveiled at the town hall in November.

Thursday, 4th October 2018, 6:00 am
Chesterfield Morning Townswomen's Guild hand over knitted poppies to Councillor Steve Brunt and Rob Nash.
Chesterfield Morning Townswomen's Guild hand over knitted poppies to Councillor Steve Brunt and Rob Nash.

A delegation from the guild presented the creations to Councillor Steve Brunt and Rob Nash, deputy chairman of the Chesterfield and District Combined Services, who masterminded the proposed artwork.

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An appeal for handcrafted poppies has resulted in 40,000 flooding in from England and abroad. The artwork will hang from a balcony at the town hall.