Picture special: Hartlepool celebrates Armed Forces Day

Hartlepool folk turned out in their numbers yesterday to celebrate Armed Forces Day.

A number of different organisations were represented during a march at the Headland, and events were held at various locations around the town.

The Armed Forces Day parade in Hartlepool.

The Armed Forces Day parade in Hartlepool.

Hundreds turn out for Armed Forces Day in Hartlepool
Our photographer Tom Collins was there. Here's a slideshow of his images.