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Countess of Wessex meets Downton Abbey stars

<![CDATA[The cast of Downton Abbey – well-known for their portrayal of fictional nobility – met with real life royalty, in the form of the Countess of Wessex, who attended an engagement for Tomorrow's People at St George's Church in London. The Countess of Wessex is Patron of Tomorrow’s People, a national employment charity which has programmes throughout the…
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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…
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Countess of Wessex to be the first Royal to visit Aboriginal community since 1929

<![CDATA[When she goes there this week, the Countess of Wessex will be the first member of the royal family in over 80 years to visit the northern Canadian reserve of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation. The Countess, who is making a solo visit to Northern Ontario, will spend two days in this remote, fly-in aboriginal community. Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation, known as KI, is…
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Prince Harry and The Earl of Wessex to support National Paralympic Day

<![CDATA[Prince Harry and The Earl of Wessex have publicly announced their support today for National Paralympic Day on the 30th August. The day will be marked with free to attend events taking place in Birmingham and Liverpool and an elite sports competition will be held at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, which will see Great Britain face tough competition in a range of…
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The Earl of Wessex presents award to "Sword Fighters from the Streets"

<![CDATA[The Earl of Wessex has awarded North-East England Regional Fencing with the Innovative Project Award for its unique Street Swords programme. As president of the Sport and Recreation Alliance, Prince Edward presented the award at a Community Sport and Recreation Awards ceremony at St. James Palace, London. The Street Swords program teaches young people from disadvantaged backgrounds…
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