Various members of the British royal family continue to visit the many areas affected by the recent destructive riots in the United Kingdom. On August 17, 2011, The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visited Hackney where they spoke with “…young people helped by The Prince’s Trust after the London riots. Today the Trust announced an investment of £2.5million into the areas affected by the riots across the UK.” To watch a video please click here.
On August 18, 2011, H.R.H. Prince Harry of Wales visited Salford where he visited the Eccles fire station to “…thank the crew for all of their work…” Th prince also visited the local ambulance headquarters in Salford where, again, he spoke with those who were on duty during the riots. To watch a video of his visit click here and click here to view photos. Click here to read an article.
This afternoon, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited a Birmingham community center where they met with, “…Councillor Anita Ward, the Lord Mayor of Birmingham and Chris Sims, Chief Constable of West Midlands Police before entering the community center…” Click here to watch a video and here to view photos. To read an article about their visit please click here.
Sources: Princeofwales.gov.uk and Telegraph Newspaper