A memorial has taken place in a County Durham town to mark the funeral of Drummer Lee Rigby.
Army veterans gathered along with local people in Sedgefield this morning to remember the 25-year-old who was brutally murdered in Woolwich in May.
The funeral of Drummer Lee Rigby took place this morning in his hometown of Bury in Lancashire where thousands gathered on the streets to pay their final respects.
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