The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting Denmark to learn more about the work of children’s charity Unicef in East Africa.   The couple were joined by Crown Prince Fredrick and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark   An estimated 12 million people in the region are at risk of starvation because of food [...]

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Dated: 2nd November 2011
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  The Duchess of Cambridge has carried out her first official solo engagement – standing in for her father-in-law.   The Prince of Wales was to attend last night’s private dinner in aid of In Kind Direct - one of his charities – at Clarence House.   The Duchess stepped in after The Prince was unable [...]

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Dated: 27th October 2011
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Her Royal Highness was visiting Brixton, south London, to open the Ebony Horse Club’s new £1.7 million purpose-built community riding centre. The Duchess is President of the riding club, which was created in 1996 to give disadvantaged children and teenagers from the area access to horses and riding. During her tour of the new centre, [...]

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Dated: 26th October 2011
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  24th October  The Prince of Wales today ventured inside a mothballed blast furnace which within weeks will be back operating at more than 1,000C. The Redcar steel plant has been brought back from the edge after it was sold to Thai firm SSI, saving thousands of jobs on Teesside. The Prince visited Redcar last [...]

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Dated: 26th October 2011
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      During her visit to the Essex Dog Training Centre, The Duchess met children suffering from cynophobia, a morbid fear of dogs. The centre runs free, ten-week courses to help treat children with the phobia and aims to have them interacting with dogs by the last session. It is thought to be the [...]

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Dated: 26th October 2011
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The Duchess met women and girls who have been abused during a visit to the South Essex Rape and Incest Crisis Centre (SERICC) in Grays, Essex.The Duchess spent an hour meeting staff, councillors and women and girls who use the centre during her visit. Sheila Coates, director of SERICC, said: “The fact that she has visited [...]

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Dated: 26th October 2011
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  Princess Anne and Husband Tim Laurence attended Wootton Bassett today to take part in an Official Naming Ceremony. The small English town is being honoured with a Royal status in recognition for its role in remembering fallen war heroes. This is the first time in over 100 years that a Royal status has been given to [...]

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Dated: 21st October 2011
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