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The Queen and Prince Philip will be visitng Chatsworth House later today. The Royal couple will be greeted by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire before meeting local food and drink producers as well as representatives of the local Mountain Rescue, Peak Park Ranger Service and Air Ambulance.
Bill Cowling is show director and says it will be a first in more ways than one.
The Great Yorkshire Show starts today celebrating the region's rural heritage. Thousands of visitors, including the Countess of Wessex and the Princess Royal are expected at the three day event, with record entries of livestock.
There'll be spectacular equestrian displays, and a new land train.
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The 93rd birthday of the Duke of Edinburgh will be celebrated in York today when soldiers from the Army's "Yorkshire Gunners" will fire a 21-gun Royal Salute over the River Ouse from Museum Gardens.
The task will be carried out at 12 noon by 5th Regiment Royal Artillery, a Regular Army unit from Catterick.
The Great Yorkshire Show will be welcoming two Royal visitors this year.
HRH The Countess of Wessex and HRH The Princess Royal will attend the event in July.
More than 130 thousand visitors are expected at this years show in Harrogate.
Children from Leeming RAF Primary School prepare to welcome HRH The Duchess of Cornwall as she visits the North Yorkshire air base to open its news £4.9m medical centre.
Swaton Parish councillor Andy Dunlop says the Crown Estate does have other options - and should not be taking away people's homes. Six families in the village have been served with eviction orders.
People living in properties owned by the Crown in Lincolnshire are campaigning against being evicted from their homes.
The Crown Estate is proposing so sell of about 200 of its 750 rural homes in the UK. More than a quarter of those are at Swayton, near Sleaford, with six families facing eviction.
They have set up a petition and claim they have always been given a verbal assurance that they can remain in their homes, as long as the rent is paid.