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The West falls silent on Armistice Day

Cribbs Causeway in Bristol fell silent at 11am today Photo: ITV News

Thousands of people across the West have fallen silent to remember the nation's war dead, as the region marks Armistice Day.

Cribbs Causeway shopping centre near Bristol held a two minutes' silence at 11 o'clock this morning where many paused to reflect as well as donate to the Royal British Legion's poppy appeal.

Cribbs Causeway shopping centre near Bristol held a minute's silence. Credit: ITV News

In Plymouth, there was a special service to remember the eight million horses killed in World War One.

A number of horses and a lone piper drew crowds in the Plymouth Piazza.

The horses came from the Royal Marines Barracks at Bickleigh, Devon.

The horses came from the Royal Marines Barracks at Bickleigh. Credit: ITV News

A silence was also held at Firs Field in Combe Down, Bath.

Firs Field in Combe Down, Bath. Credit: ITV News