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Princess Anne arrived in Stranraer earlier today.
She's been touring the the marina and the Stair Park community garden.
She's also been meeting local school children and voluntary groups, to learn about the improvements being made in the town.
This afternoon she'll move onto Wigtown.
The Princess Royal was welcomed to Stranraer by crowds of locals and school children.
HRH is visiting the marina and the Stair Park community garden, which was established in 2015 to improve the standard and quality of life for people with learning disabilities.
The south of Scotland is welcoming Princess Anne to the region today.
The Princess Royal will visit the marina in Stranraer followed by the Stair Park community garden, where she will hear about improvements being made to the town.
HRH will then move on to Wigtown, to visit the Parish Church where she will view the graves of the Wigtown Martyrs.
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HRH The Princess Royal will visit Stranraer and Wigtown on Monday 22 May 2017.
In her role as Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Princess Anne will visit the Marina and Stair Park Community Garden in Stranraer and Wigtown Parish Church.
She will tour the marina, meeting local fisherman and voluntary groups, and unveil a plaque marking the start of works on the St Ayles Skiff Boathouse, followed by a tour of Agnew Park.
The Princess will end her trip to Stranraer with a visit to the Stair Park Community Garden.
Her final engagement of the day is a visit to Wigtown Parish Church, where she will meet members of the congregation and view the graves of the Wigtown Martyrs.
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Charity workers, educational pioneers and business leaders are among those recognised in the Queen's New Year's Honours List. All are people who've made a huge difference to their communities. Recipients of awards, in our region, are:
Mrs Susan Aglionby, from Carlisle, Cumbria, for services to young people and the community.
Mr James Carr, from Cumbria, for services to conservation, education and the community.
Miss Lindsey Pownall, from Penrith, Cumbria, for services to business growth and productivity.
Maj Michael Bolderson, from Cumbria, for services in support of defence.
Mrs Jennifer Foote, from Penrith, Cumbria, for services to further education.
Mr Charles Godwin, from Cumbria, for services to charity.
Mrs Juanita Wilson, from Lockerbie, Dumfries & Galloway, for services to vulnerable children, adults and animals.
(BEM - British Empire Medallist)
Mrs Elizabeth Bannerman, from Hawick, Scottish Borders, for services to community healthcare.
Mr Leonard Bell from Langholm, Dumfries & Galloway, for services to music and the community.
Mrs Eileen Callander, from Lockerbie, Dumfries & Galloway, for services to education and the community.
Mrs Janet Gillespie, from Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, for charitable service.
Mrs Elizabeth Hay, from Carlisle, Cumbria, for services to the community.
Mr Adam Kelly, from Galashiels, Scottish Borders, for services to business and the community.
Mr Gordon Routledge from Longtown, Cumbria, for services to the community.