Celebrating Armed Forces Day

Events are taking place around the region to celebrate servicemen and women past, present and future.

Honouring local servicemen

Dumfries and Carlisle will host two of the region's biggest celebrations for Armed Forces Day. In Carlisle events begin at 10am with stalls and exhibitions in the city centre.

Mayor Ray Bloxham will present a Citation of Appreciation to a representative of the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment at 3:30pm.

In Dumfries veterans and cadets will parade down the High Street at noon before the Lord Lieutenant of Dumfriesshire.