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Prince Charles at 'model village' Poundbury 20 years on

The Prince of Wales is visiting Dorset today to take part in a special reception for people involved in the creation of the Poundbury Project twenty years ago.

Poundbury is an urban extension of Dorchester in Dorset. The creation of Poundbury centred around Prince Charles' beliefs and ideas on town - planning coupled with a long period of public consultation.


Prince Charles praises police

Prince Charles Credit: P.A.

Prince Charles says he's "enormously proud" to be the Patron of the National Police Memorial Day.

Speaking ahead of the event in Cardiff, the Prince of Wales spoke of how "our courageous policemen and women routinely endure hazardous environments."

He will be honouring the memory of PC Steve Rawson, who died in Southampton earlier this year.

The 40 year old Police officer leaves behind a wife and 2 young children.


Royal backing for Pride of Britain 2013

The Prince of Wales makes a speech at the Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards Credit: Rowan Griffiths/Daily Mirror/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The Daily Mirror Pride of Britain team of researchers consider every nomination sent in. Then, from a shortlist of finalists, our panel of distinguished judges will select regional finalists to go forward for the national awards. The awards categories are:

ITV Local Hero of the Year

To recognise an individual who has improved the lives of those around them in their community. For full ITV Local Hero terms and conditions which apply go to

Fundraiser of The Year

To recognise a tireless charity fundraiser. Open to all over 16.

Outstanding Bravery

To recognise an individual who has put themselves in danger to help or save the life of another.

Child or Teenager of Courage

To recognise a child or teenager whose has put themselves in danger to help or save the life of another or has battled against the odds.

Lidl's Young Fundraiser of the Year

To recognise a child or teenager, under the age of 16, who has gone beyond all expectations to raise money for a good cause, however large or small the amount.

Daybreak Emergency Services

To recognise a member or members of the police, fire, ambulance, coastguard, mountain and sea rescue services who have gone beyond the call of duty.

Find out more about the Daybreak Emergency Services award.

Teacher Of The Year

To recognise a truly inspiring teacher in primary or secondary education.

Please give the name of your parent/guardian if you are under 18.

Lifetime Achievement

To recognise an individual whose achievements have been far-reaching, possibly on a national or international level.

Special Recognition

To recognise individuals who the judging panel consider to be Pride of Britain, but whose achievements do not fit into other categories. Examples include inspiring campaigners, members of the armed forces who have helped others, carers and volunteers.

If you are under 18, please make sure you have your parent or guardian permission. If your nominee is under 18, please make sure you have their parent or guardian's permission. Please go to the nomnaton page_ _via this link

Nominations must be received by midnight on Friday 16th August 2013 to be considered for Pride of Britain 2013. All nominations received after that date will be considered for Pride of Britain 2014. The judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

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