One of Britain's longest-serving poppy sellers has been found dead aged 92, two days before the 70th anniversary celebrations for VE Day.Read the full story ›
Ceremonies of remembrance have been held across the West Country in honour of servicemen and women killed in conflict. At 11 o'clock people across the region paused to observe two minutes silence in tribute to the war dead. Watch Rebecca Broxton's report here.
Across the West Country, thousands of people have fallen silent to remember those killed in action.Read the full story ›
Thousands have lined the streets of Bristol in tribute to servicemen and women killed in action. At 11am veterans, servicemen and women, cadets and members of the public stood side by side to mark the 2 minute silence.
Wreaths of remembrance are placed on the war memorial on the High Street of Royal Wootton Bassett, where a service of remembrance and two minutes silence was observed. The Wiltshire town had become synonoymous with the repatriation of fallen service personnel.
People young and old place crosses of remembrance on the war memorial on the High Street of Royal Wootton Bassett.
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The Poppy Appeal is officially underway. The Royal British Legion is hoping to raise a record breaking 42 million pounds this year. In Weston-super-Mare they marked the day with a poppy themed record attempt.
An attempt by hundreds of young people to form the world's biggest poppy is getting underway in Weston-super-Mare. Standard bearers have formed a tunnel through which almost 400 cadets and school children will pass on their way to the record attempt.
Volunteers from the Royal British Legion have been in Weston-super-Mare today for the launch of the annual Poppy appeal. The charity hopes to raise £42 million across the country this year.
Young cadet's begin to arrive in Weston-super-Mare for a record breaking Poppy Appeal. Together with almost 400 other cadets, and school children, they'll attempt to form the world's biggest poppy later today. The annual appeal by the Royal British Legion aims to raise £42 million this year
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