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3 July: By command of The Queen, Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for the City of Edinburgh (Mr Norman Irons, the Right Hon the Lord Provost) was present at Edinburgh Airport this afternoon upon the departure of The President of the Republic of Ireland and Mr Robinson and bade farewell to Her Excellency and Mr Robinson on behalf of Her Majesty.

The Duke of Edinburgh today visited Lee Valley Park to mark the 25th Anniversary of the formation of the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority.

His Royal Highness was received by Mr Robert Laurie (Vice Lord- Lieutenant of Essex).

Lieutenant-Commander Malcolm Sillars RN and Wing Commander Christopher Moran RAF were in attendance.

His Royal Highness this evening attended the Windsor Middle Schools' Medieval Fayre at St Peter's School, Old Windsor.


3 July: The Duke of York, Patron of the Jubilee Sailing Trust, this afternoon sailed in STS Lord Nelson from Town Quay, Southampton, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Hampshire (Lieutenant-Colonel Sir James Scott Bt).

Captain Neil Blair RN was in attendance.

3 July: The Princess Royal, Patron, National Association Citizens' Advice Bureaux, this morning opened the new Fenland Bureau, 10 and 11 Church Mews, Wisbech, and was received by Mr Nigel Elgood (Deputy- Lieutenant of Cambridgshire).

Her Royal Highness, Patron, College of Occupational Therapists, then opened the Wildlife and Raised Garden, Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon, and was received by Mr Hugh Duberly (Deputy-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire).

Mrs William Nunneley was in attendance.


3 July: The Duke of Gloucester this morning opened the United Kingdom Headquarters of Schuco International, Whitehall Avenue, Kingston, Milton Keynes.

His Royal Highness was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Buckinghamshire (Commander The Hon John Freemantle).

Major Nicholas Barne was in attendance.

The Duchess of Gloucester this afternoon opened the new Centre for Hampton and Hampton Hill Community Care Group, School Road, Hampton Hill, Middlesex.

Later Her Royal Highness was present at a Garden Party given by League for the Exchange of Commonwealth Teachers at St Mary's College, Twickenham, London SW18.

Mrs Howard Page was in attendance.



The Duke of York, Patron of the 1992 USAAF 50th Anniversary Reunion, today visits Duxford, Cambridgeshire and watches the Classic Fighter Display. The Princess Royal, President, National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs today attends a Summer Ball at Dunstall Court, Feckenham, Near Redditch, Worcestershire. The Duke and The Duchess of Kent today and tomorrow attend the Lawn Tennis Championship, Wimbledon, London SW19. Princess Alexandra tomorrow attends the Finals of the Lawn Tennis Championship at Wimbledon.