A week today the Queen will celebrate her 90th birthday and beacons will be lit throughout the region that evening in her honour.
Her Majesty will be attending events in Windsor on both Wednesday and Thursday. More celebrations are planned for throughout May and June,with the climax being a giant street party in the Mall on June 12th with 10,000 guests eating a picnic lunch and being entertained by street performers and circus acts.
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will take part in that event from a specially-built platform on the Queen Victoria Memorial in front of Buckingham Palace.
An airman based at RAF Waddington is to be awarded a top honour by the Queen for saving a woman's life in the Thames.Read the full story ›
One of Lincolnshire's most famous RAF stations got the Royal seal of approval today as it celebrated its 100th anniversary.
Prince William, took the Royal salute at the centenary parade of 29 squadron at RAF Coningsby, of which he is Honorary Air Commandant.
His Royal Highness also took to the skies, but in a different aircraft to that which had originally been planned as Kate Hemingway reports:
The Duke of Cambridge took a flight in a Chipmunk aircraft and observed a royal salute to mark the 100th anniversary of an RAF squadron.Read the full story ›
Members of 29 Squadron have spoken of their delight at Prince William attending their anniversary celebrations at RAF Coningsby.
RAF Coningsby is home to the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. It held a flypast to celebrate the 100th anniversary of 29 Squadron.
Prince William is flying in a Chipmunk aircraft at RAF Coningsby as part of celebrations of the 100th anniversary of 29th Squadron.Read the full story ›
The Duke of Cambridge is at RAF Coningsby today as the 29th Squadron marks its 100th anniversary.Read the full story ›
His Royal Highness the Duke of York and the Archbishop of York have been confirmed as Patron and President for the York Minster Mystery Plays 2016.
Prince Andrew and the Archbishop have been long standing supporters of the Plays, which return to the Minster in May 2016 for only the second time in their near 700 year history.
The cathedral’s Nave will be transformed into a 1,000-seater theatre for the production, which runs for five weeks from 26 May to 30 June.
In keeping with tradition, a community cast will be at the centre of the production with just one professional actor, and recruitment for key roles including Adam, Eve, Noah and Satan is taking place this autumn.
With her love of the countryside it's hardly surprising that the Queen chose to visit Emmerdale during her 2002 Golden jubilee tour.
She remarked to the cast of the show that it must be a dangerous place to live - and hinted that the programme had at least one royal fan. Emmerdale star Chris Chittell remembers the Royal visit.