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The Queen in the West Country: We want your pictures

The Queen visiting Plymouth in March 2015. Credit: Anwar Hussein/Anwar Hussein/EMPICS Entertainment

63 years, 217 days: The Queen reaches that milestone on September 9th, becoming the UK's longest reigning monarch - and we'll be commemorating her life on the throne.

Over the years there have been many memorable visits to the West - including this one to Plymouth earlier this year.

What are your West Country memories of the Queen over the last six decades? We'd love to feature your pictures and video.

Please send them to westcountry@itv.com or post to our Facebook page.

The Queen in the West Country: We want your pictures

The Queen visiting Bristol in 2012. Credit: Matt Cardy/PA Wire

63 years, 217 days: The Queen reaches that milestone on September 9th, becoming the UK's longest reigning monarch - and we'll be commemorating her life on the throne.

Over the years there have been many memorable visits to the West - including this one to South Bristol in 2012.

What are your West Country memories of the Queen over the last six decades? We'd love to feature your pictures and video.

Please send them to westcountry@itv.com or post to our Facebook page.

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Day 2 of royal visit to Cornwall

The royal couple in Padstow yesterday. Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall are spending a second day in the county today.

They're focusing on the tourism industry and local communities during this year's visit - stopping in Padstow in North Cornwall yesterday, meeting RNLI volunteers and visiting a restaurant run by celebrity chef Rick Stein. Today the royal couple will be on the Isles of Scilly, stopping by a local island fair on St Mary's.

Princess Anne visits Bristol

Princess Anne visits Bristol Credit: ITV News West Country

Princess Anne will be in Bristol later today. She'll be visiting a charity that helps people overcome drugs and alcohol addiction. She'll also be meeting staff and volunteers at the Addiction Recovery Agency and unveiling a commemorative plaque to mark her visit.

The Princess last visited Bristol 3 years ago. The charity has been helping people overcome their addiction problems for the last twenty five years.

Zara delivers a stunning performance

Zara Phillips on High Kingdom at Greenwich Credit: David Davies/PA Wire/PA

Zara Phillips delivered a stunning performance in front of 50,000 people on her Olympics cross-country debut at Greenwich Park to keep GB firmly in medal contention. The Queen's granddaughter was watched by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry and the Duchess of Cornwall

The Cheltenham-based former world champion produced a clear round inside the time, completing a course that claimed its fair share of casualties. Seven of the first 27 combinations fell and were eliminated, but Phillips kept supreme control all the way around a testing track.

The British could not have hoped for better displays from their first three riders - and they still had former European champion Tina Cook and current world number one William Fox-Pitt to go.

Royal visit for Exeter Flower Festival

The Duchess of Cornwall has been in Exeter today, visiting a Flower Festival at the city's cathedral. More than 300 flower arrangers have created thousands of displays celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

The Duchess met dignitaries and local school children on her whistle-stop tour, as Kathy Wardle reports.

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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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