A tribute to remember the soldiers who died in the two world wars, and other conflicts, takes place in Carlisle today.
The Royal British Legion and the Mayor of Carlisle will meet at Carlisle Cemetery.
They'll lay crosses as part of a ceremony to mark 100 years since the start of World War One.
Cumbria's poppy appeal for 2014 launched in the centre of Carlisle earlier with a nostalgic show featuring music, costumes and local youngsters.
The Royal British Legion created the poppy appeal to help those returning from World War One. 100 years on the campaign to wear a poppy with pride is especially significant.
Kim Inglis reports.
There's a parade through the Lanes Shopping Centre in Carlisle today, to mark the launch of this year's Poppy Appeal.
A catwalk will be set up to celebrate the past century of life in uniform, and it's all to raise money for the Royal British Legion.
Poppy crosses are due to be laid at the Newer War Memorial in Carlisle later this morning.
The mayor of Carlisle will attend a short service at the cemetery to see the last of 400 poppy crosses laid at war memorials across the city.
Mayor of Carlisle, councillor Ray Bloxham.
Carlisle's mayor is in the city centre today to visit various shops and businesses to thank them for raising money for this year's Poppy Appeal.
He'll be with Jodie Vasquez the Poppy Princess 2013 and Margaret Wadsworth, the Royal British Legion Carlisle Branch Chairman.
They'll start at House of Fraser at 1.40pm and finish at the Tesco in Rosehill at 3.50pm.
It's part of a number of councillor Ray Bloxham's official mayoral engagements in the build up to Remembrance Sunday, November 10th and Remembrance Day on November 11th.
It is almost time to wear poppies again and the British Legion launched its annual Poppy Appeal today.
In Cumbria the launch was at the paper factory in Burneside near Kendal that makes the red and green paper for the poppies. Fiona Marley Paterson was there.
Watch her full report below.
The Cumbrian launch of this year's Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal at the James Cropper mills at Burneside near Kendal.
The factory makes all of the paper for the country's poppies.
The 2013 Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal is being launched in Cumbria today.
The launch will take place at the James Cropper Mill in Kendal where the poppies for the entire country are made.
The family of a man who is in intensive care after a road crash on Valentine's Day are urging witnesses to come forward.
The crash happened around two miles east of the Sportman on the A66.
23-year-old Steven Higgins from Carlisle has serious injuries and is unable to communicate.
Police would like to speak to the driver of a blue BMW spotted at the scene.
Steven's family have been keeping a vigil by his bedside, and his sister Natalie Higgins is staying positive: