Duke And Duchess In Cornwall

Prince Charles and Camilla started a three-day visit of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly today.

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Cornwall Air Ambulance royal visit

by Steve Hardy

It's been a mixed bag of weather for the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall this week.

What was billed as their annual summer visit to Cornwall turned out to be more like autumn at times.

Today (Weds) was their last day, and a special one for Camilla, who visited a charity close to her heart...

Royal thanks for air ambulance team

The Duchess of Cornwall has met two patients who credit the air ambulance service in Cornwall with saving their lives.

Camilla, a patron of the Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust, was also given the opportunity to look inside the bright red and yellow helicopter responsible for emergency rescues.

Dressed in a yellow jacket displaying the charity's pin badge, a white skirt and beige heeled shoes, the Duchess was also celebrating the charity's 25th anniversary.

She officially opened the new headquarters of the Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust based at Newquay by unveiling a plaque.

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Final day of Prince Charles and Camilla's visit

The Duchess of Cornwall during a visit to Heartlands in Truro Credit: Chris Jackson/PA Wire

It's the final day of the final day of Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall's royal visit to Cornwall.

Today, Camilla will officially open Cornwall Air Ambulance's new HQ at Newquay airport.

The Duchess has been patron of the charity, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, since last year. Today she will meet the charity's fundraising team, tour the crew quarters, and meet a patient whose life was saved by the paramedic team.

Later Charles and Camilla travel to Lostwithiel to see how the town is planning to deal with a repeat of devastating floods which crippled parts of the town two years ago.

Royal opening for Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust HQ

The Duchess of Cornwall will officially open the new Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust headquarters at Newquay Airport today. The building is the first air ambulance charity headquarters in the UK to house both operational crew and fundraising staff on one site.

Cornwall Air Ambulance Credit: ITV West Country

The Duchess is a patron of the charity and the opening will celebrate the its 25th anniversary. During the visit, The Duchess will tour the air ambulance crew quarters and receive a demonstration of specialist equipment currently under trial.

Redruth's royal visit

Prince Charles and Camilla started a three-day visit of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly today.

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall opened Heartlands in Pool near Redruth.

The 35 million pound community-led project, unveiled in April, has transformed a derelict tin mine in one of the poorest parts of the county.

Watch Steve Hardy's full report on the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall's visit to Heartlands here:

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Royal couple to formally open Heartlands

The 35 million pound community-led project was unveiled in April Credit: ITV Westcountry

Prince Charles and Camilla start a three-day of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly today.

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall will this morning formally open Heartlands in Pool near Redruth.

The 35 million pound community-led project, unveiled in April, has transformed a derelict tin mine in one of the poorest parts of the county.