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Sophie honours Land Army Girls

<![CDATA[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. And why should it? The members of the Women's Land Army, popularly known as the Land Girls have endured hardships that were more physically tiring and…
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The Earl of Wessex to open new carbon footprint research facility

<![CDATA[His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex will open a new sustainable construction research facility on the 25th September, in his capacity as the Chancellor of the University of Bath. The £1 million facility, named The HIVE, is designed to support research into construction materials and will provide an environment to help reduce the carbon footprint of buildings. The project is being…
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Prince Edward commemorates 70th anniversary of Normandy battle

<![CDATA[Along with soldiers from the Tidworth based 43 Wessex Brigade. and veterans from the Second World War 43rd Wessex Division, Prince Edward remembered the sacrifices of those who fought in the Battle for Hill 112 at a service in Normandy this week. As part of the 70th anniversary commemorations of the battle, 43 Brigade have spent four days in Normandy retracing the steps of the 43rd…
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Countess of Wessex and Princess Royal to attend Great Yorkshire Show

<![CDATA[Two Royal visitors will attend the 2014 Great Yorkshire show in Harrogate this July. The Countess of Wessex will make a visit to the show on Tuesday 8th July, while The Princess Royal will attend on Wednesday 9th July. This year, the show will begin on July 8th, just two days after the Grand Depart of the 2014 Tour de France passes Harrogate and Knaresborough en route to Sheffield from…
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