Cheering crowds greeted the Duchess of Cambridge when she visited a school in Manchester today.
There was no hiding her very visible bump - and also no getting away from some light hearted comments from the Liverpool comedian John Bishop - as Mel Barham reports:
The Duchess of Cambridge is in Manchester to launch a new school counselling programme for pupils and parents.
Kate is visiting The Willows Primary School in Wythenshawe to unveil the scheme. She'll also meet staff and volunteers from a mental health charity for young people
The Duchess of Cambridge will be in Manchester today to launch a new school counselling programme.
The Duchess will visit The Willows Primary school in Wythenshawe.
Her Royal Highness will meet staff and volunteers from Place2Be, teachers and parents from The Willows and, privately, with children who have used the services of the charity.