Palaces & Buildings

The Queen Mother's garden to close for refurbishment

The Queen Mother’s Garden in Dereham is temporarily closing to undergo refurbishment. The refurbishment plans to touch up the much-loved green space that sits behind Withburga Lane and Church Street. Starting on Monday, 18 July, the garden is expected to be closed until autumn. The refurbishment project is a joint effort between the Dereham Town Council and the Breckland Council. It…
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British RoyalsPalaces & Buildings

Spending on Buckingham Palace tops £100 million

In the past fiscal year, the Royal Family spent more than £100 million on significant repair work on Buckingham Palace, drawing large amounts of funding.  The Royal Family released its annual spending report for the last financial year, released on Thursday, 30 June. The Sovereign Grant report details how the Royal Family has spent their funds.  During the last financial year, the Royal…
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British RoyalsHistoryThe Queen

Milestones of a Monarch: The Diamond Jubilee

With the Platinum Jubilee right around the corner, The Queen’s past jubilees have become a popular topic of discussion again. At Royal Central, we are looking at the Milestones of a Monarch and among the biggest moments in her reign was Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012.  The Queen celebrated her Diamond Jubilee in 2012, with the main festivities taking place over a four day weekend in…
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State & Ceremonial

Casualties after incident occurs during Platinum Jubilee rehearsal 

Two people have been taken to hospital after an incident occurred during a rehearsal for a key Platinum Jubilee event in London. The Ministry of Defence has refused to comment on what the incident was, although it is understood a stand collapsed. According to reports, two people have been taken to hospital and three others were treated in Horse Guards Road where Trooping The Colour will take…
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