Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal will represent the Queen at a Thanksgiving Service to mark Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee at Melrose Parish church on Tuesday 11 September. Afterwards she will attend a reception hosted by Scottish Borders Council.
Princess Anne will meet with representatives of local voluntary organisations and present British Empire Medals to two new Lord-Lieutenants who represent the crown in every county in the UK.
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