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Duchess starts work on new super hospital

Duchess starts work on new hospital Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The Duchess of Northumberland takes to an excavator to officially start work on Northumberland's new emergency hospital.

Duchess meets designers Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The Duchess meets some of those who designed the new super hospital for Northumberland, and doctors and nurses who will work there when it's complete.

Duchess meets designers Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Duchess of Northumberland meets gardening school pupils

The Duchess of Northumberland Credit: ITV

The Duchess of Northumberland will officially open a student garden in Morpeth later. It has been designed to encourage pupils at Chanty Middle School to better understand the role plants play in natural world.

The project is lottery funded and involvement will be part of cross curricular studies.

The Duchess, who has a keen interest in gardening herself, will tour the school, meet some of school pupils and staff before cutting the ribbon to mark the official opening.

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