The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will visit the Whitstable Oyster Festival today as part of visit to Kent.
The festival has been running since 1985, but the cultivation of oysters in the area began during the Roman occupation.
The Royal couple will also visit the Prince's Trust Centre in Chatham and the Historic Dockyard Chatham.
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 itv.com/terms
Fundraiser of The Year
To recognise a tireless charity fundraiser. Open to all over 16.
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.
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.
To recognise an individual whose achievements have been far-reaching, possibly on a national or international level.
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.
Meadows are in decline - and sadly with them the wildlife they support. The charity Plantlife has asked for councils not to cut roadside verges to try and protect species of wildflower's threatened with extinction.
Now Prince Charles is behind a scheme to grow more meadows. Malcolm Shaw reports.
A protester has been bound over to keep the peace for 12 months after he lunged at a car carrying the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall before the Archbishop of Canterbury's enthronement in Canterbury.
Jonathan Elliott, 47, was arrested on suspicion of breach of the peace after running at the car containing the royal couple.
The incident happened as guests filed into the cathedral grounds for the enthronement of the Most Rev Justin Welby as the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury.
A man is due to appear before magistrates in Canterbury this morning, accused of running at the car which was carrying the Prince of Wales into Canterbury Cathedral for the Archbishop of Canterbury’s enthronement ceremony. The 47 year old from Whitstable in Kent spent the night in police custody.
Just before the enthronement ceremony, a man allegedly ran in front of the car carrying the Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall to Canterbury Cathedral. The 47-year-old was detained on suspicion of breach of the peace. Picture: Joel Tennant.
Prince Charles was lobbied by protesters in Oxford today to ask for his help in reducing the height of a new university building.
The Prince was in the city meeting academics and church leaders, and spent time with those training to be ministers in the Church of England. Chris Maughan reports.
VIDEO: The Prince of Wales took part in an action packed tour of Dorset today. His first stop was in Dorchester where he opened a new cancer ward at the Dorset County Hospital. Duncan Sleightholme reports.
The Prince of Wales has opened a new rehabilitation centre for wounded service
personnel in Surrey, where he spoke about the number of British service
personnel being wounded in Afghanistan "on a daily basis" and said the number
of troops being injured is "astonishing".
Charles said the public does not hear much about the number of people suffering
wounds in the conflict, where his youngest son, Harry, is currently serving his
second tour of duty.
He was speaking as he opened a £16.9 million complex at the Defence Medical
Rehabilitation Centre (DMRC) for wounded service personnel at Headley Court.
Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall toured the facility before opening the
48-bed Jubilee Rehabilitation Complex, which includes therapy
rooms and a gym for rehabilitation of wounded soldiers and a workshop for
hi-tech prosthetic limbs.
VIDEO: The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will meet medical staff at Headley Court, where injured service personnel are rehabilitated. The royal couple will also formally open the centre's new facility which includes a prosthetics lab, gymnasium and physiotherapy suite.