Red Devils ready to to get intu the air for appeal launch

FINGERS will be crossed at intu Lakeside on Friday, (26 October) that the weather is fine to allow a spectacular start to this year’s Poppy Appeal for Essex.
Last year’s event was cancelled, but, weather permitting, the Red Devils team will parachute into Alexandra Lake at noon to hand over the first poppy of Essex, with support from Stubbers Adventure Centre whose team and boats will be collecting the Red Devils team after the jump.
Visitors to Lakeside will be able to watch this iconic event from The Boardwalk or the footpath alongside the lake at 12 noon with the handover of the first poppy taking place by the Travelodge.
The Red Devils will be holding a meet and greet on The Boardwalk after the jump.