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Troop parade through Hastings for Armed Forces Day

Crowds have gathered at Alexandra Park in Hastings to mark Armed Forces Day.

The Hastings and St Leonards Veterans Association has organised the event to honour and show support for the British military.

The 47 Regiment Royal Artillery, the Bexhill Pipe Band and former service personnel will lead a parade through the town.

The programme of events runs from 1030 BST through to 1600 BST

Hundreds of events have been taking place across the UK to give people the chance to show support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community.

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