Armed Forces Day In The North East

29 June 2013, 06:00 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

Events are being held across the North East to mark Armed Forces Day 2013.

The 4th Regiment Royal Artillery will exercise the Freedom of the City to parade through Sunderland later.

The Regiment known as the 'North East Gunners' was granted this civic honour by the people of Sunderland in 1974.

It will exercise its right to march through the city centre at 4pm after an operational service medal and active service commemorative coin presentation at the War Memorial.

For a list of all of the events happening to mark Armed Forces Day in the North East, click HERE