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Royal Norfolk show celebrates 60th year at Norfolk showground

The Royal Norfolk Show is underway Credit: ITV News Anglia

Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, was among thousands of visitors to this year's Royal Norfolk Show which opened this morning.

The show held just outside Norwich, is celebrating its 60th year at its current site. Among the attractions are more than 3,000 animals and 650 trade stands.

The show continues tomorrow.

Thousands are expected to attend the two day show Credit: ITV News Anglia
Animals on show Credit: ITV News Anglia

Prince William 'to join' Ambulance service as pilot

Prince William gave us his job as an RAF search and rescue pilot 9 months ago Credit: PA

It's been reported that Prince William is to announce he'll become a helicopter pilot for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

The Duke of Cambridge gave up his job as an RAF search and rescue pilot nine months ago to start a year of public service placements.

The Duke of Cambridge is said to want to get back to flying, and the part time role would give him the chance to work either from Cambridge or Norwich, while living with his family at Amner Hall on the Sandringham estate.

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Duchess visits children's hospice

The Duchess of Cambridge meets hospice volunteers Credit: Nick Davis, the Royal Foundation

The Duchess of Cambridge has paid tribute to the "remarkable" work of children's hospices on a visit to Ipswich.

Kate, who is patron of East Anglia's Children's Hospices has made a private visit to the Treehouse hospice in the town.

The Duchess meets six year old Charlie Middleton and his mum Cheryl Credit: Nick Davis, the Royal Foundation

The Treehouse hospice has six bedrooms for children and young people and accommodation for families to use for overnight stays.

There is also a multi-sensory studio, hydrotherapy pool, music room, play areas, sensory garden, a woodland walk and specialist outdoor play equipment

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