Thousands of wooden crosses will be planted at Saltwell Park in Gateshead this weekend, to commemorate the lives of service men and women who died in combat.
To make this year slightly different, they will be planting a cross for every person from the North East who fell during the Battle of The Somme.
They will be planted in a special plot containing 2900 crosses.
Crosses will also be planted to remember those who fell in other conflicts, as the Legion does every year.
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A giant poppy has been placed in front of the iconic Angel of the North today, 24th October by volunteers from The Royal British Legion.Read the full story ›
The region paused at 11 o clock this morning (Monday) to remember those who have laid down their lives for their country. The anniversary of the World War One armistice, which happened 95 years ago, was marked with a two minute silence.
People across the North East and North Yorkshire stopped and paid their respects at Cenotaphs at work and in schools. See Julie Harrison's full report here.
On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, people across the North East once again fell silent to honour those who have died at war. This Armistice Day marks 95 years since the end of World War One. Lucy Taylor reports:
The region will fall silent today to remember those who have died in conflict.
Thousands are expected to take part in the tribute, which follows remembrance services over the weekend.
The North East fell silent at 11 o'clock this morning to remember and honour our war dead. Remembrance Sunday was marked in communities large and small across the region.
Watch Frances Read's report:
Newcastle City Centre, together with dozens of other North East cities and towns, paused at 11 o clock in honour of those who fell in wars past and present.
Meanwhile in Sunderland, the public was lead by war veterans and serving service people in a moving ceremony.
Thousands of people across the North East have fallen silent to honour those who died in conflicts both past and present. Crowds gathered at Cenotaphs, war memorials or simply paused for 2 minutes at 11 o clock to remember the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country.