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Villagers defeat Historic England in plan to display war poppies all year

Mar 7, 2017 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

VILLAGERS have won a battle against Historic England over honouring their war dead after a Church judge ruled they can use a wreath holder to display poppies all year round.

A proposal to buy two holders to display poppies at the Grade I-listed St Mary's Church in Tutbury, Staffs, put forward by the Rev Ian Whitehead and the local war memorial's preservation committee, won the support of the Parochial Church Council.

But it ran into opposition from Historic England, the conservation

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