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Prince Charles bumped into some familiar faces on Royal visit

Prince Charles chatted to Ant and Dec during his visit to HMP Parc in Bridgend.

Prince Charles bumped into some familiar faces during his visit to a prison today - Ant and Dec.

'Welcome to prison' was the greeting from Dec as the Prince stopped to talk to the presenters during his visit to HMP Parc in Bridgend. He was there to meet young offenders taking part in the Prince's Trust 'Get Started with Football' programme

The pair are making a documentary about the Prince's Trust and have been following the Prince on some of his Royal engagements. Both Ant and Dec are ambassadors for the trust.

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Prince Charles begins week-long tour of Wales

HRH Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall's begin a tour of Wales today starting with a visit to Cardiff's SWALEC stadium.

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall at their Welsh retreat. Credit: PA

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will visit a number of locations this week to celebrate Welsh enterprise and community.

They will be staying at their Welsh retreat at Llwynywermod in Carmarthenshire.

During the SWALEC visit, His Royal Highness will meet England and Australian players as well as young people taking part in a Prince's Trust 'Get Into Hospitality' programme.

The Prince is also expected to visit 'Too Good To Waste' a re-use/recycling centre and set up with help from the Trust, and meet young offenders taking part in a Prince's Trust 'Get Started with Football' programme at Parc Prison, Bridgend.

The Prince and The Duchess always enjoy their annual summer visit to Wales. They are very much looking forward to engaging with communities in many different parts of the country, and to seeing the rich variety of Welsh enterprise.

– Clarence House spokesperson

Prince William supports new junior awards scheme

Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, has lent his support to a new awards scheme aimed at helping youngsters with skills like communication and teamwork.

SkillForce has launched the Junior Prince's Award, for 9 to 11-year-olds, to help them transition from primary to secondary school.

Some of the first pupils to complete the course are from Caldicot School, and Castle Park Primary School.

Watch Tom Sheldrick's report:

Saluting soldier hits child in face as Queen passes

A saluting soldier accidentally hit a six-year-old girl in the face just after she had presented the Queen with flowers on a visit to Cardiff.

The Queen is given flowers by six-year-old Maisie Gregory just before the accident. Credit: PA

The Queen was given the posy by little Maisie Gregory as she attended a Colours Parade for the Royal Welsh Regiment at the Millennium Stadium.

Watch: The soldier knocks off the Welsh hat of the six-year-old in a saluting mishap:

As the Queen walked out of the room, a soldier standing next to Maisie saluted and accidentally struck her head with his gloved hand.

Maisie Gregory with her family after the mishap. Credit: Army Wales

Regimental Sergeant Major Martin Gregory said, "Maisie is absolutely fine. She was very excited to meet the Queen and there was a slight mishap. But she's quickly forgotten about it and we've had such a great day."

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