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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been planting poppies in London today as events continue commemorating the centenary of Britain's involvement in the First World War.
A procession took place through Cambridge last night ahead of the extinguishing of lights in the city's Guildhall.
It was a similar story across the region as thousands of people switched off their lights at 10pm.
Inspiration for the symbolic act was drawn from the words of the wartime Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey.
He said 100 years ago that "the lamps are going out all over Europe."
Memorial services have taken place across the region to remember those who fought and died the First World War.
In the east of the region alone nearly 24,000 were killed in county Regiments between 1914 and 1918.
According to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission the figure in Essex was 9,410.
In Suffolk 7,145 men laid down their lives.
The Norfolk Regiment saw 6,333 killed.
While in Cambridgeshire the figure was 876.
Russell Hookey reports below on the memorial services that took place in the west of the Anglia region.
To commemorate the centenary of the First World War, Bedfordshire Council’s Archive Service; will be telling the story of the people of Bedfordshire during the First World War in two new online series.
From Monday August 4th, daily reports will be posted exactly 100 years after the events they record.
The first blog will look at individuals and events across the County of Bedfordshire through newspaper style reports.
The second blog will narrate the reality of the soldiers’ war, with daily reports from the Front Line in the style of a modern war correspondent.
The blog will be published each day at 7 am and will run until 11th November 2018.
Children from the Brownies and Girl Guides joined war veterans to remember the fallen from World War One.
One of the many memorial services to remember our war dead was here in Peterborough.
Veterans had been working with Peterborough City Council to plan the commemoration, which included a civic service at the war memorial on Bridge Street. There was also a typical 1914s evening on Cathedral Square to recreate the moment in Peterborough when residents learned that Britain had joined the war.
Memorial services are taking place across the region to remember those who died during the First World War.
It's exactly one hundred years to the day since Britain declared war on Germany.
In Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk a procession was held from the Athenaeum up Angel Hill for a service at 11am at the Angel Hill war memorial.
It was attended by the Mayor of Bury, members of the Royal British Legion and local military representatives from RAF Honington and Mildenhall.
Lyn Hatch is raising money for the Royal British Legion.
She is cycling 100 miles and laying wreaths at war memorials along the way.
This is Lyn at the memorial in Alysham in Norfolk.
The region is preparing to mark the Centenary of the First World War today.
These pictures were sent in by ITV Anglia viewer Symon Reynolds of a bridge in Cambridge decorated for the occasion.