Crowds gathered in Newcastle today for the launch of the 2012 Poppy Appeal.
We spoke to some of the people who gathered at Gray's Monument to show their support.
More top news
A young couple from Wallsend - Abbie Douglas and Sam Younganan - describe hearing gun shots in the Tunisian resort of Sousse
Temperatures on the rise from Tuesday. Some very warm and muggy nights to come
A British holidaymaker captured the scene on a Tunisian beach after a gunman opened fire at a beach resort in Sousse on Friday.