Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal visited a bag manufacturer in Leicester today in her role as the President of the UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT).
Princess Anne was given a tour of the Zatchels factory in Charter Street in Leicester.
The firm was established in 2011 and now employs 65 people, making leather bags which are sold in the United States, the Far East and Europe.
A charity which allows children with disabilities to enjoy sailing is building a unique boathouse to help its members in and out of the water. The new £500,000 building will allow disabled sailors to launch their dinghies at the touch of a button.
Athletes preparing for the Olympics got the Royal seal of approval today when a special guest visited the Team GB Preparation Camp.
The Princess Royal shared her own experiences as an Olympian when she toured Loughborough University