AT 11am on November 11, 1918, the guns in northern France fell silent as the the bloodiest conflict we had ever seen, First World War, came to an end.

Today, 102 years on, we remember those who gave their lives for our freedom and others who have also paid the ultimate sacrifice to fight oppression across the globe before then and since.

And The Oldham Times pays special tribute to those NHS professionals fighting a new battle against the invisible enemy that is the coronavirus.