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Marking the Queen's 90th Birthday

Some of the children at Snettisham Primary are joined by local emergency services. Credit: Snettisham Primary School

Schools across the region have been paying tribute to the Queen as she officially celebrates her 90th Birthday this weekend.

This picture was sent to us by staff at Snettisham Primary School in Norfolk.

They were joined by the local emergency services and personnel from RAF Marham for a BBQ lunch for pupils and family in honour of the Queen's 90th.

Garden centre creates giant flower cake for Queen's 90th

Scotsdales at Great Shelford created the four-tier cake complete with candles to celebrate the Queen's birthday.

A garden centre in Cambridge has built a giant flower display in the shape of a massive cake to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday today.

Scotsdales at Great Shelford created the four-tier cake out of brightly-coloured begonias and lobelia.

The Queen has two birthdays – her actual one, on April 21, and her official one, today.

Read more: Why does the Queen have two birthdays?


Archive shows monarch's special relationship with Anglia

The Queen arrives in Ipswich.

The Queen faces a hectic weekend as the nation celebrates another milestone in her long reign.

Having turned 90 in April, tomorrow is her official birthday.

She will attend the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony in Horse Guards Parade, and will then be part of a huge street party in the Mall on Sunday, organised by Peter Phillips, her eldest grandchild.

Malcolm Robertson's been looking at some of the events the Queen's attended in our region over the years.

Click below to watch his report.

Princess Charlotte's flower on display at Chelsea Flower Show

The flower is named after Princess Charlotte. Credit: PA

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will get to see the 'Princess Charlotte Chrysanthemum' at the Chelsea Flower show later.

Sales of the plant, which is named after their daughter, will benefit East Anglia's Children's Hospices of which Kate is royal patron.

Rebekah Hughes was the star of the Holt shop opening back in March. Credit: ITV News Anglia

11-year-old Rebekah Hughes and her family, from Norfolk, are supported by EACH.

She met the Duchess earlier this year when she took the Duchess on an impromptu tour of a new charity shop in Holt.

Rebekah handed a posy of the Charlotte Chrysanthemum's over at the Holt shop opening and Rebekah took rather a liking to the flowers!

The producers of the flowers very kindly sent Rebekah the first ever potted version of the flowers in the world.

– Annabel Hughes, Rebekah's mother
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