Thousands attended a service at Coventry's War Memorial Park to mark Remembrance Sunday, with veterans, servicemen and women and other uniformed personnel joining the general public to pay their respects. Lee Comley reports.
Thousands of people across the East Midlands gathered today to mark Remembrance Sunday. Families, veterans and civic leaders laid wreaths and held a two minute silence to honour those killed in conflicts.
Phil Brewster was at Leicester's service of Remembrance.
Blues defender Mitch Hancox and his brother Matthew, a Royal Marine, are supporting this year's Poppy Appeal. Matthew's career in the military was cut short when he was shot in Afghanistan.
There are many wonderful charities which help injured** **servicemen and their families cope with their life-changing circumstances but there are surprisingly few that look after the relatives of soldiers killed in action.
As Remembrance Sunday approaches, Andy Bevan has been looking at the work of one Midlands-based group, which has only been around for a year or so but is already making a huge difference to those left behind.