The Royal Family
02/23/2017 at 16:54. Facebook
The Queen presented honours to well-deserving people across the community at today's Investiture at Buckingham Palace.

Today's recipients included Christine Wicks, a Brownie leader for 40 years, who has supported more than 800 girls in her work with the Girl Guides.

Other recipients included Colin King, honoured by The Queen for his work supporting 700 football coaches from a BAME background...
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02/23/2017 at 10:50. Facebook
It's too wet to woo for this Tawny Owl, spotted in the gardens at Buckingham Palace...
The Royal Family
02/22/2017 at 18:02. Facebook
Take a moment to watch Prince Harry's important message about how vital it is to take the time to speak to your friends, family and co-workers about mental health.

Prince Harry met runners and Heads Together supporters from across the North East yesterday, who are working to make 2017's London Marathon the mental health marathon.
The Royal Family
02/22/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
Today The Duchess of Cambridge visited two Action for Children projects supporting vulnerable families in Wales, her first engagements with the charity since becoming its Patron in December 2016, following on from Her Majesty The Queen.

The Duchess first visited Torfaen to see MIST, a child and adolescent mental health project which works specifically with children who are living in care with...
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02/22/2017 at 15:23. Facebook
The Princess Royal and Sir Tim Laurence, Vice-Chairman of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, attended a Service of Remembrance to commemorate 100 years since the loss of the SS Mendi during the First World War.

The sinking of the SS Mendi is one of the worst maritime disasters in British Waters. Find out more → [ Link ]
The Royal Family
02/22/2017 at 13:09. Facebook
The Duke of Edinburgh visits Vantage Power, who are working to cut emissions and increase efficiency in city buses.

Vantage Power's scheme aims to reduce emissions by up to 90 percent and cut fuel consumption in buses by up to 40 percent.

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The Royal Family
02/22/2017 at 10:18. Facebook
The Queen has sent a message on the sixth anniversary of the Canterbury Earthquake in New Zealand, which has been marked by the dedication of the new Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial...

"As you gather today to dedicate the new Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial, there will be difficult and painful memories, but also memories of many heroic and selfless acts, of the caring and...
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A message from The Queen on the sixth anniversary of the Canterbury Earthquake in New Zealand
The Royal Family
02/21/2017 at 17:33. Facebook
Prince Harry has visited the North East of England today, joining a Heads Together training session in the centre of Newcastle as part of their ongoing campaign to get the nation talking about mental health.

Prince Harry's visit began in Gateshead, where His Royal Highness learned how Walking With The Wounded is working with the local council and police on projects to support ex-servicemen,...
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02/21/2017 at 14:57. Facebook
Today The Queen presented Her Majesty’s Gold Medal for Poetry for the year 2016 to Gillian Allnutt.

The Gold Medal for Poetry was instituted by King George V in 1933 at the suggestion of the then Poet Laureate, John Masefield.

The Medal is awarded for excellence in poetry, on the basis either of a body of work over several years, or for an outstanding poetry collection issued during the...
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02/20/2017 at 17:08. Facebook
The Duke of Gloucester has spent a day in Herefordshire, visiting the local market, meeting members of community organisations, such as Army Cadets, Community Action Ledbury and the Royal British Legion and touring local businesses.

The Duke is pictured here visiting Salters Hill - a centre which has been supporting adults with disabilities in the area for over 35 years.

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Claire Cashmore MBE
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Alice Tai MBE

A special day for ParalympicsGB swimming as The Prince of Wales presented six Paralympic swimmers with their MBEs, at Buckingham Palace - congratulations!

At today's Investiture, The Prince of Wales honoured people from across the community, including charity volunteers, foster...
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The Queen held audiences today with Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha, the High Commissioner for India, and with Derick Ally, the High Commissioner for the Seychelles.

Both High Commissioners presented their Letters of Commission, as part of a traditional ceremony carried out by newly-appointed Ambassadors or High Commissioners when they visit London.

Throughout the year, The Queen holds many...
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Take a look at our photos of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh at the new National Cyber Security Centre in Victoria, London, which Her Majesty officially opened today.

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is the UK's authority on cyber security. As part of GCHQ, it works to make the UK the safest place to live and work online by reducing cyber security risk.

The Queen and The Duke...
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The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall received a wonderful welcome to Hull this week as Their Royal Highnesses arrived for a visit! The Prince and The Duchess were given a taste of what the city has in store as it begins its year as the UK City of Culture 2017. #Hull2017
Royal Air Force Squadron Leader Mark Discombe was a volunteer pilot with a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight in his first display season flying a Hurricane at a flypast at Cadwell Park.

As he was conducting the flypast he encountered fluctuating oil pressure and a stream of oil onto windscreen of the aircraft. He called off the flypast, declared an emergency and gained altitude so as to...
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From launching #TimetoTalk Day with the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust and a London Marathon training day, through to launching Children's Mental Health Week with Place2Be, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry have a had a great few days talking #MentalHealth with their Heads Together Partners.

Thank you to everyone for sharing your stories on how talking about Mental Health...
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"The suicide rate among young men in this country is an appalling stain on our society. Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 40 in this country. Not cancer, not knife crime, not road deaths – suicide.

If one of these other issues took so many young lives, there would be a national outcry. But there has only ever been silence. And this has to stop. This silence is killing good...
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge joined Place2Be's Big Assembly yesterday, as part of the Heads Together campaign to start millions of conversations on mental health in 2017.

The Big Assembly, on the theme of kindness, was one of many being held at primary schools across the UK to mark Children's Mental Health Week.

Their Royal Highnesses met staff and pupils at the Assembly, and presented...
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Watch The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry meet inspiring #TeamHeadsTogether runners at yesterday's London Marathon training day.

#TeamsHeadsTogether runners are fundraising for the eight Heads Together Charity Partners or the campaign itself, but not just that...

Our hope is to tackle stigma and change the conversation on mental health, and we look forward to making 2017 the...
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Today marks The Queen's #SapphireJubilee

It has been 65 years since Her Majesty acceded to the throne.

On 6 February 1952, King George VI sadly died following a prolonged illness. Princess Elizabeth immediately acceded to the throne, becoming Queen Elizabeth II and taking on all of the responsibilities which came with her new title.

In the photograph, The Queen is wearing a suite of...
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