Talented hospital staff and volunteers have come together to create a knitted tribute to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day. 

Around 10 members of North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust’s weekly lunchtime Knit and Natter Group – which runs at Peterborough City Hospital and Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Huntingdon – joined forced to make their latest post box topper.

Depicting individual poppies and medals to vehicles and personnel – the intricate post box topper took almost five weeks to knit together. 

It now has pride of place in the Peterborough City Hospital atrium to mark the anniversary of D-Day on June 6.

Volunteer Lisa Rumbelow said: “Hopefully it makes people smile when they come into the main atrium of the hospital.

"I am super proud of the group and what we’ve achieved!”