We have been covering the remarkable story of the little village that got a visit from Royalty today, and just because they asked.
When volunteers were fixing up the garden at Langley Park Primary in County Durham, they decided to aim high in trying to get someone to officially open it - and it worked.
You can watch the full report from Gregg Easteal below.
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