The Royal British Legion

Poppy Day Shame

Is it any surprise that children collecting  for the UK version of poppy day need bodyguards?

Poppy sellers are to be given ‘minders’ after the collectors were subject to a string of vile attacks last year.

In an unprecedented move, teenage volunteers will be chaperoned as they raise money for the Royal British Legion in Bradford.

Last year there were a spate of assaults on those asking for the donations, which go to help the families of soldiers who have been injured or lost their lives.

Three young collectors were attacked in Bradford whilst raising money for the Poppy Appeal  – one of whom was just 13.

This year the youngsters will be accompanied by older members of the Royal British Legion and ex Armed Forces.

Collecting for soldiers in Bradford would be almost as difficult as staying safe in a catholic orphanage.

Successive governments in Britain have encouraged the mass immigration from every country with a ‘stan‘ at the end of its name to the point where Bradford is now Bradford-istan. A radical Islamic demi-state in the middle of the old industrial north. A town where war memorials are ritually defaced and sharia law is the defacto system.

Huge swathes of the midlands and north have become Crapistan.

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Wherever you are

Britain’s Number one Christmas Song is ‘Wherever You Are’:

A choir of wives of soldiers serving in Afghanistan topped the British singles charts this week, beating X Factor winners Little Mix to the Christmas No. 1 spot and outselling the rest of the top 12 put together.

Wherever You Are by Military Wives, a song written using excerpts from letters sent between military couples, sold 556,000 copies, the Official Charts Company said.

From their Youtube page:

‘Wherever You Are’ is a moving love song written by Royal Wedding composer Paul Mealor for the choir to sing at The Royal British Legion’s Festival of Remembrance. The music is set to a poem compiled from letters to and from the servicemen and their wives on a 6-month tour of duty in Afghanistan. It is the raw emotion of the song that has touched so many of the British public.

As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

To read Cam’s previous articles click on his name in blue.