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Duke becomes patron of science centre

The Duke of York on a visit to the Cambridge Science Centre. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

The Duke of York has become patron of the Cambridge Science Centre.

The announcement follows his visit to the site in October last year.

David Cleevely said: " Having the Duke of York as Patron of the Cambridge Science Centre really helps to demonstrate the importance of the work we are doing.

"We've had a stunningly successful first year of operation, and we are looking forward to growing the charity to accommodate pop-up centres throughout East Anglia and beyond.

"His Royal Highness's patronage will help us open doors we need to help us fund and steer the Science Centre through its next stage of development."

New £40m rail terminal at port

New rail terminal to open at the Port of Felixstowe. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The Duke of York will open a new rail terminal at the Port of Felixstowe today, which aims to secure the Suffolk town's position as the UK's major container port for the future.

The North Rail Terminal cost £40 million to build and has nine train tracks.

It should eventually double the number of containers able to move through the port by rail.

At the opening ceremony today The Duke of York will give a speech and there will be artistic performances from acrobats, dancers and pyrotechnics.