A ceremony to mark Armed Forces Week has been held in Ledbury.

Organised by Ledbury Town Council and the Ledbury branch of the Royal British Legion, the ceremony was held at the War Memorial in the High Street.

Lloyd Meredith of Ledbury Royal British Legion raised a flag to mark the start of the week, which is an opportunity for people to show their support for the armed forces community.

Ledbury Reporter: A flag is raised outside the Almshouses in LedburyA flag is raised outside the Almshouses in Ledbury

The week builds up to Armed Forces Day on Saturday, June 25.

Armed Forces Day activities in Herefordshire

Ross is the designated lead town for Herefordshire’s celebrations this year, and will host a day of activities at the riverside on the Rope Walk on Saturday, between 11am and 5pm.

Activities will include music and military bands, food and drink, military displays, reenactments and displays from groups including Sea Cadets, Army Cadet Force, Air Training Corps, Scouts, Guides and local schools.