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Eden District Council have expressed their pride at being involved in Armed Forces Week commemorations.
The council raised a flag at Penrith Town Hall earlier today to mark the start of the events, and were joined by members of the Royal British Legion.
People in Penrith have taken part in a flag raising ceremony at the town hall to mark the start of Armed Forces Week.
Events are taking place across the country this week in the run up to National Armed Forces Day on Saturday 28 June.
The chairman of Eden District Council, John Thompson, today raised the Armed Forces Day flag with David Stonehouse, Chairman of The Penrith and District Branch of The Royal British Legion.