A town will mark Remembrance Day with an exhibition of knitted poppies.

Loughton Town Council has said the handmade flowers will be displayed in a prominent location in Loughton.

It is calling on people who can knit or crochet to submit their poppies and bring them to collection box situated in the entrance of Loughton Library.

Alternatively, the council has said you can post your hand-made poppies to Loughton Town Council, Louhgton Library, Traps Hill, IG10 1HD.

A knitting and crotchet pattern can also be found in the summer edition on the council's website at http://www.loughton-tc.gov.uk/.

Anyone who does not have access to a computer and would like a copy you can contact the office on 020-8508-4200.

What else will be happening on Remembrance Day?

The council also announced that there will be a parade on November 8 at 11.50 am where the Royal British Legion will march to the War Memorial in Kings Green.

This will be followed by a poppy wreath laying service at 12.15pm.