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HRH Duke of Kent visits Cumbria

HRH visiting the team Credit: ITV Border

The Duke of Kent has been visiting Cumbria's Bay Search and Rescue team to learn about their role during the flooding.

He's been hearing about their work from 1996 up to their efforts in the aftermath of Storm Desmond.

Meeting members of the team Credit: ITV Border

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Duke of Kent visit

The Duke of Kent Credit: ITV Border

The Duke of Kent will be in Dumfries and Galloway and will visit a number of lifeboat stations over two days.

His first stop is in Kippford where he will present Mrs Myrna Robertson and her son John Robertson with a posthumous certificate of service for the late John Robertson, a former crewman.

After that he'll travel to Kirkcudbright and present the station there with a vellum to celebrate its 150th anniversary.