A SEA of poppies to commemorate those who gave their lives in the war has been planted in Casterton by a resident.
Kind-hearted Edward Begg, of the village’s Fern Croft, has planted dozens of seeds which he hopes will flower next year on a bank close to Cuckoo Bridge.
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The 63-year-old, a former gardener at Casterton School, has undertaken the work voluntarily after clearing the overgrown banking of weeds and bramble.
He has also paid for all the equipment out of his own money.
“I just think he’s done a great job and should be recognised for it,” explained wife, Rachel Begg. “It’s a great way of remembering the war.”