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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


Reporter Natalie Gray discovers how the East has been celebrating The Queen's special day

It has been a day of celebration across the region. Beacons lit, tea parties held and flags waved.

ITV Anglia reporter Natalie Gray was out and about to film the festivities.

Watch her report from the west of the region.

Watch her report from the east of the region.


RAF abroad in fitting tribute to Queen's birthday

The team were flanked by Typhoon FGR4 and Tornado GR4 strike aircraft. Credit: Ministry of Defence.

Military personnel from Norfolk currently stationed at RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus have not let being out of the country stop them from wishing The Queen a happy birthday.

Some of the ground and aircrew at the Cypriot facility are normally based at RAF Marham in Norfolk.

Flanked by various aircraft they created the royal cypher - EIIR, standing for Elizabeth II Regina.

Birthday beacon in Peterborough is first in the region to be lit

A beacon in Peterborough to celebrate The Queen's birthday was the first in the region to be lit earlier today.

The beacon in Peterborough was the first in the region to be lit. Credit: ITV Anglia.

If you want to find out about a ceremony near you visit our page which has a list of some of the events.

Queen wishes others a happy birthday

The Queen has wished a happy birthday to others celebrating their own special day.

However, 90-year-old Eddie Harding from Coggeshall in Essex who is also celebrating the milestone today has gone one step further and invited Her Majesty - if she is short of things to do later - to his party.

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