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Gallery: poppy displays across the North West

Here are just some of the many hundreds of tributes erected by local communities to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War.

  • Oldham Parish Church
Credit: Oldham Parish Church

Hundreds of knitted poppies have sprung up in the town centre and around Oldham Parish Church thanks to volunteers.

Credit: Oldham Parish Church
  • Isle of Man

Students on the Isle of Man are set to receive a specially minted coin to mark the centenary of Armistice Day at the end of the First World War

  • Greengate Junior School, Barrow-in-Furness
Credit: Greengate Junior School
  • The Church of England School of the Resurrection, Beswick

Pupils created poppies from plastic bottles and took a 'There but not there' Tommy to watch over the display.

The boots represent soldiers who went to war but never came back.

Credit: The Church of England School of the Resurrection
  • Parklands High School, Chorley

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  • Burscough

Burscough in West Lancashire has put displays in businesses all around the town, and introduced this moving silhouette of a soldier on the wall of the church.

Credit: Glen Marland

People have been knitting thousands of poppies for months.

Credit: Glen Marland
  • St Matthews Church of England school, Chadderton
Credit: Wendy Henshall Leech
  • St Mary's churchyard, Prescot

These handmade poppies were made from recycled wreaths by the Friends of Prescot Cemetery and Churchyard.

Credit: Viv Frodsham
Credit: Viv Frodsham
  • St. Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Leigh
Credit: Kevin Crinks
Credit: Kevin Crinks