MORE than one million pounds was raised in last year's Poppy Appeal in Berkshire.

An impressive £1,073,777.61 was raised in the county, with the Facebook group Turn Tilehurst Red for Remembrance Sunday posting the announcement on October 1.

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The appeal will soon be relaunching across the country for this year's Armistice Day on November 11.

The post read: 'Berkshire and The Vale Royal British Legion Poppy appeal total 2018/2019: £1,073,777.61.'

Many were pleased to hear the news of the amount raised, with some commenting on the post.

One resident said: "Fantastic news, well done!" while another added: "Congratulations to the residents of Tilehurst and all those involved, very well done."