VE Day 75: Your photos

The bunting and flags are out on streets across the West Country

Communities across the West Country have been coming together, at a social distance, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe.

People living in Axbridge came up with this to commemorate the day whilst respecting social distancing. Credit: Axbridge Sports and Social Club and Axbridge Saxon Junior Football Club

People living in Axbridge, Somerset, came up with a way of celebrating VE Day while maintaining social distancing.

The community had been planning a large party in the town's medieval square.

Instead, both the sports club and junior football club mowed 'VE 75' on the local playing field.

The Town Council organised a “Tommy” to stand proudly in the Market Place to reminder residents of the importance of the occasion. Credit: Credit: Melksham Town Council

In Melksham, Wiltshire, the Town Council organised a “Tommy” to stand proudly in the Market Place to remind residents of the anniversary.

The solitary solider surrounded by poppies and a lighting display has been created by the town's resident horticulturist Richard Collett.

Louise Benjafield in Fremington decorated her home to commemorate VE Day Credit: Credit: Heidi Lawrence

In Fremington, Devon, residents have decorated their homes with flags and bunting. Excerpts from Churchill's famous wartime speeches are also played out loud.

People in Weston village have created a schedule of events to mark the 75th anniversary. Credit: Twitter / Sarah Codling

It's a similar picture in Weston village, Weston-super-Mare.

Councillor Sarah Codling shared on Twitter how her neighbours have "pulled out all the stops to safely celebrate".

Chaz opted for a VE Day selfie to mark the anniversary. Credit: Twitter / Chaz Singh

In Plymouth, Chaz Singh took a special VE Day selfie in front of the Union Jack flag.

Celebrations are also taking place in back gardens, as the Stay At Home message continues. Credit: Twitter / Becky Anne Martin

As the stay home and save live messages remains fully in place, celebrations also took place in peoples' back gardens.

In Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Becky Martin and her children have painted stones, put up flags and dressed their house in bunting.

In Stoke St Mary, there was a sea of red throughout the village. Credit: Rebecca Pow

In Stoke St. Mary, Somerset, decorations to mark VE Day also thanked those working on the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic.

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