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In many south Cumbrian communities, large poppies are displayed on lamp posts with the names of those who died in the First World War.
It's a reminder that for each flower, a family was changed forever by the loss of a son, husband, brother or nephew.
Fiona Marley Patterson reports from Ambleside:
A thousand recycled poppies were made by local school children and 'planted' outside the Beacon Museum, in Whitehaven, west Cumbria.
Samantha Parker went along to speak to the relatives of soldiers who fought in battle :
Carlisle Castle turned back the clocks to 1918 over the weekend. It was transformed to give people a feel of how it would have looked at the time of the Armistice.
There were all-day reenactments, a torch-lit procession, and hundreds of visitors were able to discover what life would have been like in the trenches.
Ryan Dollard met the organisers of the event before the big day :
In the run up to the Armistice centenary, an army veteran from Hawick has took on the challenge of cycling 1918 miles across the Scottish Borders.
Ian McLeod will stop off at a number of war memorials on his travels. ITV Border caught up with him last week :
Across the region, people are delving into their own history. One man from the Borders has written a book based on the letters sent by his grandfather to an aunt in Galashiels.
Jennifer Cordingley reports:
On Monday, our reporter Greg Hoare, went along to meet Gurkha veterans living in Carlisle. The city has a thriving Nepalese population, made up largely of soldiers and their families who have settled there.
A special exhibition to remember the work done at the world's largest munitions factory in south west Scotland is attracting lots of visitors.
Some of the volunteers at Eastrigg's Devils Porridge Museum had relatives including mothers, grandmothers and aunts who worked at the factory. The factory closed its doors the day the Great War ended.
Kim Ingles reports.
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Thousands of people across Cumbria and the south of Scotland paid their respects to those who died in the Great War.