Prince Edward visits the Channel Islands

The Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward, is making a royal visit to the Channel Islands to meet young people doing their Duke of Edinburgh Award. His Royal Highness is a trustee of the scheme and hold a Gold Award himself. He'll be visiting Guernsey, Alderney and Jersey during his trip.

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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!

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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.

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