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  • Official Royal Posts: Astronomer Royal

    by - Oct 25, 2014
    The first Astronomer Royal was John Flamsteed. The self-taught and highly accomplished Flamsteed earned £100 a year after Charles II issued a warrant to the Office of the Ordnance in March of 1675. In June 1675,...
  • Duke of Kent re-honours Geordie ship workers of WWI

    by - Oct 24, 2014
    As the gates to the Readhead shipyard closed in the 1970s, it closed off the memory of 57 brave men to the public. While friends and family never forgot the shipyard workers from South Tyneside, who...
  • The Queen sends her first tweet

    by - Oct 24, 2014
    The Queen sent her first ever tweet on Friday at the opening of a new exhibition at the Science Museum. Her Majesty sent the tweet on the official page of the British Monarchy (@BritishMonarchy) which has...
  • The Duchess of Cambridge attends Gala evening

    by - Oct 24, 2014
    The Duchess of Cambridge has undertaken another event this week, attending the Action on Addiction Gala dinner in London on Thursday evening. Hosted at the L’Anima Restaurant in the heart of the City of London, the...
  • Royal thanks from The Duchess of Gloucester

    by - Oct 23, 2014
    The Duchess of Gloucester has written a letter to the Bermuda Regiment to thank them for their responses and efforts in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo. The Duchess is Royal Patron of...
  • Protection Officer arrested after ammunition discovered at Buckingham Palace

    by - Oct 23, 2014
    A police officer working in the Royalty Protection command, known within the force as SO14, has been arrested today as part of an investigation into unlawful possession of ammunition, the Metropolitan Police say. The officer, who...
  • Prince Edward’s Norfolk outing

    by - Oct 23, 2014
    Prince Edward has accepted an invitation to visit Norfolk on Thursday 13th November where he will get the chance to see just what is happening in education in the region. The Prince was invited by the Bishop...
  • Corporal Nathan Cirillo: one of Her Majesty’s own

    by - Oct 23, 2014
    Canada lost another brave soldier to terrorism this week. 24-year-old Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was brutally gunned down while he stood guard over the National War Memorial in Ottawa. He was shot by Muslim extremist, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau,...
  • Princess Anne’s Australian banquet

    by - Oct 22, 2014
    In a continuation of her Australian visit, The Princess Royal enjoyed some of the finest produce that Queensland has to offer on Tuesday 21st October as she attended a barbeque hosted by the RNA at the...
  • Sophie honours Land Army Girls

    by - Oct 22, 2014
    The heavy winds and rain didn’t stop over 2,000 people from gathering in Staffordshire yesterday, to witness The Countess of Wessex unveil a statue in honour of the Women’s Land Army at the National Memorial Arboretum....