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Family of Lee Rigby lay tributes at scene of his death

Well-wishers lined the street outside Woolwich Barracks and many people chose to wear Help for Heroes T-shirts to show their support.

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Bikers lead tributes to soldier Lee Rigby in Greenwich

Bikers from across the UK are leading tributes to soldier Lee Rigby today. The riders, including current and former British military personnel, are gathering in Greenwich before travelling to Woolwich Barracks, where Fusilier Rigby was stationed, for a memorial service.

Sikh riders from the Khalsa Bikers Group Credit: Ronke Phillips/ITV News

Organiser Julia Stevenson, said: "The Lee Rigby ride is about a single soldier brutally cut down not on the battlefield but on the streets of London. In the act of riding through Woolwich on the anniversary of his death we are expressing the admiration and respect we all share for our armed forces."

An estimated 3000 bikers at Greenwich Credit: Ronke Phillips/ITV News

Julia Stevenson, added: "As we ride we will remember Lee, and our thoughts will be for his family at this difficult time, and his regiment. We will proudly represent a nation who was moved by this tragedy by riding as one."

Organiser Julia Stevenson reading out a message from Lee Rigby's mother to bikers before procession Credit: Ronke Phillips/ITV News

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