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Pensioner's birthday tribute to the Queen is turning heads

Mr Bennett's huge Royal birthday tribute Credit: ITV News Meridian

A pensioner has created a special birthday tribute for the Queen in his front garden.

Ben Bennett, 83, lives a short drive away from Windsor Castle. He says the twelve foot statues of Her Majesty and Prince Philip at his Oakley Green home is drawing in the crowds.

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Queen's 90th birthday celebrations begin in Thames Valley

The Queen's 90th birthday celebrations have begun in the Thames Valley. She appeared in public in Windsor to open a new bandstand and to visit the local Post Office - marking 500 years of the Royal Mail.

While the Queen was there, she saw the new commemorative stamps - which feature portraits from a picture of four generations of the House of Windsor.

Tomorrow, Berkshire will welcome the world's media when she will go on an official walkabout. But, as Divya Kohli reports, Windsor is already in a celebratory mood.

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