Royals welcome the Tour de France to Yorkshire

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Three members of the Royal Family attended the start of the Tour de France before it set off on its two-day tour, stages one and two, of Yorkshire.


The Duke of Cambridge puts youth homelessness in sharp focus

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Enjoying a taste of life on the other side of a television camera, His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge joined young people supported by the leading youth homelessness charity Centrepoint at a media production workshop at one of its Bradford hostels.


The Duke of York meets students of all ages in Huddersfield

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HIS Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG, spent an enjoyable day visiting three levels of education in Huddersfield.


Presentation of Honours Awards

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At a lunchtime ceremony, held on Tuesday 29 April at Bowcliffe Hall, the Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, Dr Ingrid Roscoe, presented honours awards to deserving members of the public.


The Princess Royal welcomed as Royal Patron

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HER Royal Highness The Princess Royal enjoyed a varied day in the county with visits on behalf of three organisations that share her patronage and support.


Commemoration of the commencement of the First World War

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Since so many young men from the old West Riding volunteered to join Regiments from this area in 1914 in the cause of patriotism and for the protection of family and friends, it has been decided to mark this brave and tragic moment in Leeds on Saturday 26 July. We hope that people from all over the county will want either to watch the parade and march-past or come to Leeds Minster (formerly Leeds Parish Church) for the service afterwards.


The Duke of York launches the Leeds City Region Apprenticeship Challenge

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His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG, visited Leeds City Region to encourage more small businesses to recruit apprentices, as part of wider moves to boost young people’s skills and kick-start economic growth.


The Princess Royal’s warm welcome in Leeds and Bradford

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HER Royal Highness The Princess Royal was welcomed again to the county on Tuesday 14 January. Her Royal Highness was escorted on the day by Deputy Lieutenant Michael Fox and she visited educational and sporting facilities in Leeds followed by tours of contrasting businesses in Shipley, Bradford.