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Formal send off for Jersey's Lieutenant Governor

For the last five years he has served as the Queen's representative in Jersey, but the Lieutenant Governor's time in office is nearly up.

Sir John McColl is getting a formal send-off this morning as he attends his final States meeting.

Islanders are invited to sit in the Public Gallery of the States Chamber.

Afterwards, there will be a fanfare as the former Army General leaves the building in the Royal Square for the last time.

Sir John McColl

Lieutenant Governor's final interview: most of all we'll miss the people

Jersey's Lieutenant Governor Sir John McColl and his wife, Lady McColl, have spoken glowingly about their five years in the island.

Sir John's tenure as the Queen's representative in Jersey is coming to an end, with him making his farewell appearance in the States tomorrow before leaving for Salisbury.

The couple spoke to our presenter Mark McQuillan about their highlights, what they will miss and how they have coped with moving house 21 times over the years...

Prince Andrew is visiting Guernsey and Alderney

Prince Andrew is Admiral of the Sea Cadets Corps

Prince Andrew is visiting Guernsey and Alderney today.

His Royal Highness is starting his visit in Alderney and will visit the Maritime Trust to inspect three cannon and other artefacts recovered from the Alderney Elizabethan Wreck - a wreck found in 1977 by an island fisherman.

The Duke of York is Patron of the Alderney Maritime Trust and will meet meet trustees and divers from the team of volunteers that recovered the items.

He will also meet with States members, local school children, and members of the Alderney Lifeboat crew and will view a tapestry created by islanders. The replica of The Alderney Bayeux Tapestry Finale, features the crowning of King William I in Westminster Abbey.

This afternoon he will head to Guernsey to meet Sea Cadets at Castle Cornet, as Admiral of the Sea Cadets Corps.

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Prince Edward meets young islanders at Crabbe

Prince Edward has been meeting young islanders doing their Duke of Edinburgh Award at Crabbe Activity Centre this morning.

One scout told ITV News about the 'nerve wracking but really good' experience of showing the Earl of Wessex first aid and CPR skills they have learnt.

The Deputy Island Commissioner of Scouts, Beverly Colley, described the 'honour' for the youngsters to meet His Royal Highness.

The Prince is a trustee of the scheme and presents the Gold Award to those who qualify.

Hannah Bechelet was there to watch today's event...

Prince Edward gets stuck in at Crabbe

Prince Edward has been testing his life saving skills at Crabbe Activity Centre in Jersey this morning.

It's part of his royal visit to meet young islanders doing their Duke of Edinburgh Award.

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

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His Royal Highness also met students from Le Rocquier who showed him how to make campfire cheesecake and got involved in a team building exercise!

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.

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