The Queen has arrived in Lancaster to cheering crowds for her royal visit to mark 750 years since the creation of the Duchy of Lancaster.
Royal fans are gathering to welcome the Queen to Lancaster.
The Queen, who also holds the title of Duke of Lancaster, will arrive at Lancaster station by Royal Train before heading for Lancaster Castle for a ceremonial visit.
There she will be entertained by a performance of Shakespeare and meet invited guests.
She will then have lunch at Myerscough College in Billsborrow.
The visit marks 750 years since the creation of the Duchy of Lancaster inheritance.
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Princess Anne has officially opened a new £7million centre at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.
The Wolfson Building will house the Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health, the Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease and the Innovative Vector Control Consortium.
The Wolfson building has been part financed by the European Regional Development Fund Programme 2007 to 2013, along with support from the Regional Growth Fund and The Wolfson Foundation.
The work being carried out in the Wolfson building will focus on the areas of maternal and child health, neglected tropical diseases and public health pesticide development.”
HRH the Princess Royal has been in Manchester today.
Princess Ann visited the upmarket clothing company Private White V.C.
The company based in Salford can trace its roots back to the First World War and was once owned by a holder of the VC.
The Princess Royal then visited the Etihad stadium to visit Manchester City's 'City in the Community' project which aims to strengthen community ties.
The Princess Royal met former Private Mike Swindells, 27, from Wythenshawe.
Mike was seriously injured after he stepped on an improvised explosive device while on a routine patrol in Helmand province.
He has since become an integral part of the Club’s ‘One City’ disability project, which has helped more than 8,000 disabled people get involved in sport over the past three years.
The Duchess of Cornwall will be officially opening a new park in Chester today.
The Countess of Chester Country Park has been built on a former landfill site close to the city's hospital.
Camilla will be unveiling a plaque and a sculpture to mark the occasion.
Everton in the Community Chief Executive Officer and Deputy Chief Executive of Everton Football Club, Dr Denise Barrett-Baxendale, has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
She's being awarded a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for “services to the Merseyside community”.
Since her appointment, the official charity of Everton Football Club has received a plethora of local, national and international awards in recognition of the life-changing work it undertakes in the community on a daily basis.
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The Queen was in Blackburn today carrying out a tradition that dates back 350 years.
She was handing out Maundy money to 88 men and 88 women - a pair for each of her years.
And she even had time for a bite of Lancashire hotpot, as Amy Welch reports.