HRH Prince Edward, Duke of Kent visited Ross-on-Wye last Tuesday,
15th February to officially open the new Council Chambers
at the Corn Exchange. His Royal Highness, who was accompanied
by the Lord Lieutenant, Sir Thomas Dunne KCVO was shown around
the new premises before unveiling a plaque to commemorate
below left, the Duke meets Paul Keetch MP, who was part of
the welcoming party. The party also included Lady Dunne, Mr
James Nicholas - High Sheriff of Hereford and Worcester, Mrs
Rae Nicholas, Mrs Claire Keetch, Mrs Denise Mason -Town Clerk,
David Mason, Nigel Gibbs - Mayor and Mrs Gill Gibbs - Mayoress.
Below right, the Duke is pictured at the reception which followed
at the Royal Hotel.
Royal Highness is a cousin to both Her Majesty The Queen and
HRH Prince Philip - Duke of Edinburgh, it is not surprising
that he bears a remarkable resemblance to HRH Prince Charles.