Back in March this year three towns across the country were granted city status as part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations. One of those lucky three was Chelmsford. And today, the Princess Royal was in town - or should that be city - to put her seal on the City Charter.
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An appearance in support of Labour by television cook and Canaries shareholder Delia Smith has had to be cancelled and another scaled back.
Outbreaks of rain, perhaps thundery, clearing northwards during the morning, then a mainly dry day with a chance of showers following.
Rain spreading north tonight and perhaps thundery at times, but a drier day tomorrow with minimum temperatures of 10 deg C