Crowds line streets to mark Armed Forces Day

Large crowds have lined the streets in many towns and cities to mark the sixth annual Armed Forces Day. Commemorations have taken place across the region to show support for the men and women who risk their lives serving the country.

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Don Valley MP Caroline Flint tweets support to forces

Don Valley MP Caroline Flint has tweeted a message of support to families of those who serve in our armed forces on Armed Forces Day.

She watched the parade through Doncaster this morning where our reporter James Webster interviewed her.


North Yorkshire Police capture Battle of Britain fly past

North Yorkshire Police officers are on duty at Armed Forces Day celebrations in Scarborough. Here's what they have 'captured' of the event.

Ben Parkinson supports Armed Forces Day

Lance Bombardier Ben Parkinson at Armed Forces day in Doncaster Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Lance Bombardier Ben Parkinson is collecting for the Pilgrim Bandits charity he has set up to take seriously injured armed forces personnel on adventure training expeditions.

The former paratrooper, who suffered horrific injuries in a bomb attack in Afghanistan, has been supporting Armed Forces Day in his hometown of Doncaster.

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Celebrities mark Armed Forces Day on Twitter

Celebrities Stephen Fry, Myleene Klass, Wayne Rooney and Joe Hart have marked Armed Forces Day on Twitter.

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