The Countess of Wessex has unveiled a memorial to 48,000 men who worked in British coal mines during the Second World War.
A memorial is being officially unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, Staffordshire.
Today will see the annual Ride to the Wall event take place, with bikers from around the country heading to the National Memorial Arboretum.
'The Unknown Warrior', an LMS Patriot class steam locomotive under construction as a memorial to the fallen, has been 'blessed' at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.
Members of the Army, Navy and RAF were present, alongside the company behind the engine, organisers of the Warley National Model Railway exhibition, and rail enthusiasts from the general public.
A steam locomotive, mostly built in the Midlands, has arrived at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire to be dedicated.
The engine, named 'The Unknown Warrior', has still not been completed, but it has travelled on a lorry from Wales, where it was assembled.
The locomotive is to be the only LMS Patriot class engine in existence, after none of the originals was saved.
It is now to travel to Birmingham's NEC, to take centre stage at this weekend's Warley National Model Railway Exhibition.
Events commemorating Armistice Day will take place across the East and West Midlands at 11 o clock to remember the fallen.
A number of services were also held across the region yesterday on Remembrance Sunday.
One of the largest services of remembrance will take place at the National Memorial Arboretum at Alrewas in Staffordshire, where 93-year-old Dorothy Ellis, the last surviving WWI widow, will lay a wreath with a group of cadets.
Thousands of bikers have ridden through the Staffordshire countryside for the sixth annual Ride to the Wall.
The event, which ended at the National Memorial Arboretum, is designed to show support for the Armed Forces and is attended by many former servicemen.
Some of the riders told ITV News Central why they take part in the event - and what it means to them.
Thousands of motorcyclists from around the country are expected at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire today.
The event is the sixth annual Ride to the Wall motorcycle event and gives bikers the opportunity to show their support for the Armed Forces.
A new lasting tribute has been created at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire to honour fallen soldiers.
Families will be able to 'plant' an everlasting poppy to remember their lost loved ones.
Stacey Foster has the full story.
The family of a soldier who died during active duty have welcomed the creation of a new tribute at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.
Paula Black and her five-year-old daughter Tegan were among the first to 'plant' a poppy at the new feature.
Tegan's father LCpl Richard Gotts, who was serving in the Royal Logistic Corps, died of a heart attack while on duty in 2007.
A new war memorial has been unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, featuring dozens of poppies around a central wreath.
Each of the poppies has been inscribed with the name of a loved one who fell during the war to form a lasting tribute.
The Royal British Legion's 'Never Forget' Memorial is being unveiled today. It will be officially opened by Amanda Binnie whose husband Sean was killed in an ambush in Afghanistan in May 2009.
The centre point of the memorial is a poppy wreath around which 'Everlasting Poppies' will be planted, inscribed with individual names and dates to form a permanent tribute to those who have fallen in conflict.