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Prince Charles visits Suffolk farm to see rare breed work

The Prince of Wales was in Suffolk on Monday to find out how one farm is helping to protect some of our rare breeds of livestock.

As patron of the 'Rare Breeds Survival Trust', Prince Charles was meeting its new president - celebrity farmer and writer Jimmy Doherty.

Since he took on his farm at Wherstead near Ipswich in 2002, he's re-established breeds such as the once virtually extinct Essex Pig.

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The Duke and his East Anglia connections

The Duke of Edinburgh is to stand down from royal duties for good from August, Buckingham Palace has announced.

Prince Philip, 95, is thelongest serving consort in British history and the oldest serving partner of a reigning monarch.

He also has strong connections with the East especially with the Royal Estate at Sandringham in Norfolk.

Watch a report by ITV Anglia's Natalie Gray

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