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Your poppy pictures from around the region

Thackley Primary School Photo: Philippa Stanworth

Vicky Latham, from Scholes Primary School in Leeds, told us: "Each child made a poppy and wrote a message.

Credit: Vicky Latham

Sue Smith wrote in about a similar idea at Greatwood School in Skipton.

"Each class designed a poppy for the Armistice Day centenary. Mrs Guy has put up a display for everyone to see their work. Some of the children have even chosen to make poppies at home, and brought them in to show everyone. The student council have also been selling poppies and various merchandise for the Royal British Legion's appeal."

"The photo shows the hard work that everyone has put in."

Credit: Sue Smith

At Bradford Forster Academy, youngsters gathered to create a giant poppy on the school field.

Credit: Bradford Forster Academy

Laura Boggon, from Axholme, sent in these poppy cascades in West Butterick. She said it was "a real community effort".

Credit: Laura Boggon
Credit: Laura Boggon

Alison Lakin, from Huthwaite near Mansfield, got in touch to describe the "wonderful job that's been done by young and old" decorating the village. She said the resulting display is almost half-a-mile long!

"They have been working for a whole year to decorate our village and everyone from far and wide have come to visit. It’s brought together our community spirit. I’m so proud."

Credit: Alison Lakin
1st Huthwaite Beavers got involved Credit: Alison Lakin

John Coates got in touch to say: "I'd like to give a mention to the people of Hackness near Scarborough. The local WI and children from the school have handmade 47,000 poppies and covered the Village Hall and wall."

"It looks amazing and very moving."

Hackness village hall Credit: John Coates

We also received this close-up picture of the wall, where the detail of the poppies is more visible.

Hackness village wall

Gill Cain, from Stamford Bridge near York, got in touch with pictures of her village decorated.

Credit: Gill Cain
Credit: Gill Cain
Credit: Gill Cain

Gill writes: "Under the cover of darkness, silhouettes appeared around the village. There are eleven silhouettes dedicated to each of the eleven men from our area who lost their lives in WW1. There are also an additional two on the church: one represents the metaphorical 'Tommy Atkins' and the other is for Harry Patch, the last surviving soldier to have served in WW1.

"The horse's head, surrounded by purple poppies, reminds us of the many animals whose lives were sacrificed."

Credit: Gill Cain

Samantha Smallwood, from Kilnhurst, got in touch to tell us about a display by two tattoo artists, at Rawmarsh St Joseph's in Rotherham.

Anne Mcintryre and Callum Mcintryre painted the wall: "We all owe so much to those who sacrificed their lives, to show that the younger generation hasn't forgotten the sacrifices those men and women made."

"As a club we wanted to show our appreciation to those people and hopefully people around the region will see their amazing work."

Credit: Samantha Smallwood
The artwork by Anne Mcintryre and Callum Mcintryre Credit: Samantha Smallwood

Miss Beardmore, at St Giles Academy in Pontefract, got in touch with this amazing wall display made from the chopped-off bottoms of plastic bottles. She said: "Our children have been collecting plastic to create these beautiful poppies to commemorate the fallen of WW1."

Credit: Miss Beardmore

Sonia Hearld, from Burn, near Selby, shared pictures of her village's tribute to its 39 WWI soldiers.

39 knitted poppies commemorating the soldiers from Burn who volunteered in WW1, planted to the left of Burn’s memorials to RAF 578 and RCAF 431 Squadrons. Credit: Sonia Hearld
Burn Methodist Chapel poppy display includes an image of the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres. Credit: Sonia Hearld

A beautiful tribute in a stairwell at Gleddings Preparatory School was sent in by Fiona Chen.

The Gleddings Preparatory School in Halifax Credit: Kirsty Davies

Tracy Bell sent in a picture of knitted poppies on the fence outside St Barnabas Church in York.

St Barnabas Church, York Credit: Tracy Bell

Shirley Ward writes: "Here is Halfway Junior School's tribute to the 100 years since the end of World War I."

Halfway Junior School's tribute Credit: Shirley Ward

Finally, from Heckington, Andrew Key got in touch with pictures of the 'sea of poppies'.

"It is proving to be hugely popular as visitors flock to see the amazing displays of more than 18,000 poppies."

Credit: Pete Banks
Credit: Pete Banks

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