Devon royal visit

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are visiting Devon today (Tuesday 26 February). One stop is Braunton where they will talk to victims of the recent floods.

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Prince Charles visits flood-hit Braunton

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall were in Braunton today after Prince Charles asked to visit some of the businesses that had been affected by recent flooding in North Devon.

The Prince's Business Emergency Response Group has paid for lost supplies for a number of shops.

The Royal couple also visited injured service personnel in Plymouth and attended a service at Exeter Cathedral as part of the visit.



Flooded printers gets £500 of paper from Prince

Julian Poulter at his printers. Credit: ITV News/Seth Conway

Julian Poulter, director of Copy Catz printers and stationers was amazed to receive £500 worth of paper from Prince Charles. His Royal Highness has a charity called the Business Emergency Recovery Group and it offered help to those hit by flooding in Braunton.

Yesterday (Monday 25 February) a pallot with thirty boxes of paper arrived. His father David was due to meet the royal couple today.

A nervous wait for Braunton cafe owners

Jane Steele and Ivan Rees at their Braunton cafe. Credit: ITV News/Seth Conway

Jane Steele and Ivan Rees at a Braunton cafe await Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. They were flooded by the River Caen on 22 December 2012 but opened in time for Christmas Day. Prince Charles chose them as they had reopened so quickly. Royal chocolate cake and tea is on offer.

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