Royal visit to Rutland

30th November: It was an honour to welcome HRH The Duke of Gloucester to Rutland today, completing our very special Duke of Edinburgh Memorial Orchard at the Rutland County Showground, He planted a tree:

and unveiled a memorial to the late Duke of Edinburgh:

before visiting a number of local businesses and community groups, including the award-winning Hambledon Bakery.

He then planted another tree for the Queen’s Green Canopy at Uppingham Community College, where he also unveiled a plaque to commemorate the new facilities created after the College suffered a disastrous fire.