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Princess Royal interested in Island life says Minister

Wed, 22 Jan 2014

Princess Anne with DEFA Minister Phil Gawne
Princess Anne with DEFA Minister Phil Gawne

Local food producers on the Island were able to share their knowledge with royalty yesterday.

Princess Anne visited the Island for her first royal visit since 2008.

Undertaking a number of engagements she opened a new equestrian centre in Santon, visited the prison in Jurby and was briefed on a development campaign at Peel Cathedral.

The Princess Royal also learnt about the heavy snowfall last year and the tree disease that is changing our landscape.

Environment, Food and Agriculture Minister Phil Gawne says she showed a real interest:


  • Phil Gawne MHK

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