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History in the making for the Duke of Gloucester

The Duke of Gloucester has been visiting Ipswich this week to open a new archive and heritage centre, connect with students at the University of Suffolk, and visit Sutton Hoo. The Duke visited The Hold, which was created in partnership with the University of Suffolk, and is a new archival service funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and several different Suffolk heritage organisations.
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The Duchess of Gloucester presents the Lawn Tennis Association Lifetime Achievement Award

The Duchess of Gloucester presented an important tennis award to an Isle of Man resident who has devoted 60 years to the sport. In a virtual ceremony, the Duchess presented the Lawn Tennis Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award to Pat Sharp for her “long-term commitment to tennis and showing sustained teamwork and leadership since the 1960s.” “Many congratulations Pat,” the…
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Mike Tindall has a heartfelt conversation with the Duchess of Gloucester as they join forces on rare joint appearance

The Duchess of Gloucester and Mike Tindall have come together to conduct a rare virtual joint engagement to mark Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Birgitte is Patron of Parkinson’s UK – a role she has held since 1997, and Mike has been Patron of Cure Parkinson’s since 2018. The two royals spoke via video call on Wednesday 7th April to draw attention to the need to find a cure for…
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The Duchess of Gloucester walks 11,000 steps each day as part of a challenge to honour those who have died from prostate cancer

The Duchess of Gloucester has been taking part in the March the Month challenge this March to raise awareness for Prostate Cancer UK. As their Patron, she has been walking every day in honour of the 11,000 men who die from prostate cancer every year in the UK. The March the Month challenges people to walk 11,000 steps every day for the men who lose their lives to prostate cancer. It…
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