23 pictures from South Shields' Remembrance parade

Hundreds of people young and old came together to line the streets of South Shields to mark Remembrance Sunday today.

Sunday, 13th November 2016, 4:48 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:04 pm
The Remembrance Day parade in South Shields.

Silence fell on the town as it paid tribute to the nation’s fallen heroes, and comrades remembered those who never made it home, or were left injured by conflict and war.

Other services were held in Hebburn, Jarrow, Whitburn and Cleadon.

The Remembrance Day parade in South Shields.

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Our photographer Tom Banks was among the crowds in South Shields. Here's a slideshow of his pictures.

The Remembrance Day parade in South Shields.