SOLDIERS who lost their lives while serving their country were remembered by parades and services across the region. 

Remembrance Sunday (November 12) allowed people to honour the sacrifice of those who have defended our freedoms and upheld our way of life. 

As well as remembering the Armed Forces and their families from Britain and the Commonwealth, the commemoration allows us to acknowledge the crucial contributions made by emergency services, as well as those who have tragically lost their lives due to conflict or terrorism.

Ludlow's annual Remembrance Sunday event took place at the Peace Memorial, near Ludlow Market. 

Civic and church processions started from the Market Square which was followed by the parade which marched from Ludlow Castle to Laurence's Church, where a service took place. 

During the event, own centre road closure was in place, including The Bullring, King Street, High Street, Castle Street and Mill Street, as well as Castle Street car park.

An Act of Remembrance and a short service was also held at the Peace Memorial at 11am on Armistice Day (November 11).

People also remembered the fallen over the weekend at other services across the region.

This included Cleobury Mortimer, where an Act of Remembrance took place at the War Memorial on Saturday. There was also a Remembrance Parade through the town on Sunday.

Meanwhile, in Tenbury Wells, people in the town turned up in their numbers to watch the parade take place from Tesco to St Mary's Church on Sunday morning.

This was followed by a wreath-laying ceremony and a church service. 

The parade then left the church to march back up to Tesco. 

Refreshments were available for people to enjoy following both events.