Just over a year ago 6000 school children from around Sefton created the worlds largest human poppy October 23rd, 2015 Connor_Henderson Latest News Shares Comments Just over a year ago Southport Beach played host to the largest human poppy in the world made by 5,821 children from schools in Southport, Formby and across Sefton. The huge poppy was around 50 metres in diameter and saw almost 6000 school children dressed in red, green and black to create. The record was officially verified by Guinness World Record adjudicators and beat the record set earlier in the year by children in Hampshire by 3,571. The initiative which was organised by Sefton Council was a way of commemorating all those who died and who served in World War One, which occurred 100 years ago this time last year. 49 schools took part from all over Sefton including many from Southport. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!