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In Pictures: Public finds creative ways to say thank you to frontline workers

People have found quirky ways to show their appreciation.

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A pebble stack in recognition of the NHS on the beach at Whitley Bay (Owen Humphreys/PA)

A pebble stack in recognition of the NHS on the beach at Whitley Bay (Owen Humphreys/PA)

A pebble stack in recognition of the NHS on the beach at Whitley Bay (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Britons across the country continue to find innovative ways to thank the NHS and frontline workers for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.

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This pebble stack appeared on the beach at Whitley Bay – complete with a symbolic rainbow (Owen Humphreys/PA)

This pebble stack appeared on the beach at Whitley Bay – complete with a symbolic rainbow (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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This pebble stack appeared on the beach at Whitley Bay – complete with a symbolic rainbow (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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Tributes to NHS staff and bus drivers on display at Folly House Beach on the Isle of Dogs, east London (Yui Mok/PA)

Tributes to NHS staff and bus drivers on display at Folly House Beach on the Isle of Dogs, east London (Yui Mok/PA)

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Tributes to NHS staff and bus drivers on display at Folly House Beach on the Isle of Dogs, east London (Yui Mok/PA)

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson made his return to Downing Street this week after recovering from coronavirus – with rainbows clearly on display in the background (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made his return to Downing Street this week after recovering from coronavirus – with rainbows clearly on display in the background (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson made his return to Downing Street this week after recovering from coronavirus – with rainbows clearly on display in the background (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

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A mural paying tribute to NHS fundraiser Captain Tom Moore outside Bradley Scott Windows in Tamworth, Staffordshire (Jacob King/PA)

A mural paying tribute to NHS fundraiser Captain Tom Moore outside Bradley Scott Windows in Tamworth, Staffordshire (Jacob King/PA)

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A mural paying tribute to NHS fundraiser Captain Tom Moore outside Bradley Scott Windows in Tamworth, Staffordshire (Jacob King/PA)

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A shopper outside Costco in Thurrock carried a rainbow umbrella during Tuesday’s silence for fallen key workers (Gareth Fuller/PA)

A shopper outside Costco in Thurrock carried a rainbow umbrella during Tuesday’s silence for fallen key workers (Gareth Fuller/PA)

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A shopper outside Costco in Thurrock carried a rainbow umbrella during Tuesday’s silence for fallen key workers (Gareth Fuller/PA)

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A hopeful message outside the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading (Andrew Matthews/PA)

A hopeful message outside the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading (Andrew Matthews/PA)

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A hopeful message outside the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading (Andrew Matthews/PA)

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A woman passes a mural showing an NHS medal in south London (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

A woman passes a mural showing an NHS medal in south London (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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A woman passes a mural showing an NHS medal in south London (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Meanwhile in Basingstoke, the Dragonfly pub has been adorned with colourful home-made banners expressing thanks to the health service. Here’s a selection of the posters.

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