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Royal visit continues in Jersey

Prince Edward meets students from Ladies' College in Guernsey yesterday

Prince Edward is continuing his royal visit to the Channel Islands today.

The Earl of Wessex was in Guensey and Alderney yesterday and will be in Jersey today.

He's meeting young islanders doing their Duke of Edinburgh award.

His Royal Highness is a trustee of the scheme and holds a Gold Award himself.

The Prince will spend the morning at the Queen’s Silver Jubilee Activity Centre in St Mary.

He'll also visit Jersey's Youth Centre and Youth Arts Jersey.

Prince Edward in the Channel Islands

Islanders in Guernsey and Alderney have met a Royal visitor.

Prince Edward arrived on Braye Common, Alderney, by helicopter this morning.

He met pupils at St Anne's School before making his way to Guernsey.

Across the water in Guernsey, the first stop for the Earl of Wessex was the Ladies College.

His visit continues this afternoon by meeting staff and pupils at La Mare de Carteret High, as well as going to Government House.

He will spend the night in Guernsey before departing for Jersey on Friday.

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Prince Edward in Guernsey for Duke of Edinburgh visit

Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, is the Queen's youngest son Credit: Phil Noble / PA Archive/Press Association Images

Prince Edward is in Guernsey today to meet young islanders doing their Duke of Edinburgh.

The Earl of Wessex is a trustee of the scheme and holds a Gold Award himself.

His Royal Highness will first arrive in Alderney, by helicopter, visiting Braye Common and St Anne's School.

He will then visit Ladies' College in Guernsey before going to La Mare De Carteret High.

The Prince will stay at Government House overnight and travel to Jersey on Friday.

Prince Edward to meet young islanders doing Duke of Edinburgh Award

Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex Credit: Phil Noble / PA Archive/Press Association Images

Prince Edward will meet young islanders doing their Duke of Edinburgh later this year.

The visit is to mark the 60th anniversary of the award.

His Royal Highness, who has a gold award and is a trustee of the scheme, will be in Jersey, Guernsey and Alderney at the end of September.

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Sark holds street party for Queen's 90th birthday

Revellers tuck into the feast

Sark celebrated Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday today with a street party.

Locals and visitors alike sat down to enjoy tea, sandwiches and home made biscuits.

Food was donated by the parents of local children.

Constable Sam La Trobe-Bateman, who organised the event, said the island wanted to join in with the rest of the country's celebrations.

Teaching assistant organises Queen's birthday street party so Alderney children 'don't miss out'

The street party held in Alderney for the Queen's 90th birthday

A learning assistant in Alderney organised a street party to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday because she didn't want the island's children to miss out.

Sharon Jenkins heard that parties would be held across the UK and thought 'our children need something too'.

Around fifty children attended the feast that was held on Queen Elizabeth II Street.

One of the parents there said it was a good opportunity to appreciate the Royal Family.

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