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Events are being held across the region ahead of a week of activites to mark Armed Forces Day.
Parades took place over the weekend in South Shields, where a motorcycle club organised a day of fundraising and activities.
200 motorcyclists made their way along the Coast Road to the Armed Forces Day celebrations in South Shields this morning.
The Bad-Landers Motorcycle Club organised the event in partnership with South Tyneside Council to raise money for military charities.
Thousands joined with serving soldiers, cadets and veterans at an Armed Forces Day celebration in South Shields on Sunday morning.
There was a military parade and inspection of the troops.