The National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire is holding a day of commemorations to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
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.
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.
The family of an RAF Reservist killed in Afghanistan have taken part in a walk to raise funds for the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.
Senior Aircraftsman Chris Dunsmore died in 2007.
Full story by Gareth Owen.
The family of a fallen soldier have taken part in an annual walk at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire to help raise funds.
RAF Senior Aircraftsman Chris Dunsmore died in 2011.
His mother Min Ingram and nephew Ryan Yates told ITV Central why they decided to take part in the event.
– Min Ingram, mother of killed RAF serviceman
Chris' name was one of the first to be hand-engraved onto the walls of the Armed Forces Memorial, soon after its completion and dedication in 2007. Since then, the Memorial has become our 'special place'.
Our family is so proud to be taking part in Walk to the Wall in Chris' name and to help raise funds for the Arboretum. Even if you have not lost someone, it is somewhere you should visit - it is awe-inspiring, uplifting and grounded in reality.
Family members of an RAF Reservist killed in Afghanistan are expected to take part in a walk to raise funds for the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.
The family of Chris Dunmore, who died in 2011, will take part in ‘Walk to the Wall’ today, which takes place every year at the Arboretum.
The Senior Aircraftsman’s ten-year-old niece, Morgan, and eight-year-old nephew Ryan, will do the walk with their Grandma, which will finish at the walls of the memorial, where their uncle’s name is engraved.
The annual walk helps ensure entry to the site near Tamworth can remain free of charge.