The Duke of Edinburgh made good a promise to visit Hertfordshire today to officially open a new business centre for first-time entrepreneurs.
My Incubator is a council-backed venture in Stevenage which has already helped launch 50 companies.
The Duke had been due to tour the facilities earlier in the year but poor health kept him away. During the visit he also spoke to local schoolchildren.
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