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Armed forces week to be marked across regions with flag raise

Events around Cumbria and the south of Scotland have been planned to mark Armed Forces Week Credit: ITV Border

A number of events around Cumbria and the south of Scotland will be held to mark Armed Forces Week.

Events will include flag-raising ceremonies at the Old Town Hall in Carlisle on Monday 19 June at 12pm and in Workington at 10.30am.

The official Armed Forces Day flag is raised to mark a week of national celebrations in support of men and women of the armed forces community, including serving personnel, veterans, cadets and their families.