First service held at Remembrance field

People from across the region have attended a special service to officially open the North Field of Remembrance. Thousands of wooden crosses were planted in memory of fallen service men and women at the site in Gateshead.

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New North East poppy field planted

The North of England is to have its own Field of Remembrance for the first time. Saltwell Park in Gateshead will form the backdrop for thousands of wooden crosses in memory of fallen Service men and women.