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War memorial decorated with 1500 knitted poppies

Residents in a village near Walsall have come together to mark Remembrance Day in their own special way - by knitting their own display poppies.

When removed, the poppies will be put towards another project next year Credit: ITV News Central

Pelsall Village's war memorial clock has been turned red, covered in more than 1500 locally-knitted poppies.

The display was created by volunteers who took part in the local Royal British Legion's Big Poppy Knit.

There were two poppy designs, but many people created their own Credit: ITV News Central

The handiwork has been attracting quite a lot of attention - and raising quite a bit of money too, as people have been turning up to take photos of the display while donating to the appeal.

Councillor Garry Perry organised the display: