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Bob Cruwys was in Somerset where thousands packed the streets as the Queen visited on her Diamond Jubilee tour. Crowds gathered in Crewkerne and Yeovil from 6 o'clock this morning.
Richard Lawrence reports on Exeter's day in the royal limelight. Thousands packed into the City Centre today to get a glimpse of the Queen.
The Queen has arrived in Crewkerne in Somerset on day two of her Diamond Jubilee tour of the south west
The Queen is running some 20 minutes late on the second day of her Diamond Jubilee tour of the south west. Thousands of people are waiting for her to arrive in Exeter
The Queen has arrived in Yeovil on the second day of her visit to the south west as part of her Diamond Jubilee tour.
She met local Brownies lining the route at Nine Springs Country Park.
And the Queen met a police horse named after the last British soldier to survive the trenches of the First World War. Harry Patch was born in Bath and spent his final days in Wells. She was introduced to his namesake and fellow Avon and Somerset Police horse Jubilee during her visit
The Queen is continuing her two day visit in the region.
As part of her diamond jubilee tour, she'll be visting Yeovil for a country fayre, Crewkerne town hall and the visit will end at and Exeter where she will open a new building at the university.
Thousands welcomed the Queen to Sherborne where she met primary schoolchildren at a Mad Hatter's Tea Party on the lawn outside the Abbey.
It was all part of her Diamond Jubilee Celebrations - there were Union flags, flowers, bunting and even corgis.
Hundreds of people braved the weather to welcome the Queen to Dorset.
She and the Duke of Edinburgh met primary schoolchildren at a Mad Hatter's Tea Party on the lawn outside Sherborne Abbey. Eight-year-old Leah McGarry presented her with a bouquet.
The Queen then toured a food fair before visiting the Digby Memorial Hall.
The royal couple met guests and staff from residential homes at a coffee morning with a 1952 theme.
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The rain hasn't put off excited people eagerly awaiting to see the Queen as she visits Sherborne today