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.
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Kerrie Gosney brings you Sunday night's forecast
Mild but moist air moving in from the southwest over the next few days. Rather cloudy, with the risk of rain