On Thursday, July 11, 2013, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal arrived in Saunderton, Buckinghamshire, to attend a garden party in celebration of the great works by the volunteers of the Hearing Dogs for Deaf People charity.
According to the newspaper, Buck Free Press, during yesterday’s party the princess:
“…thanked the volunteers for all their hard work over the years and presented a special award to Marj Pilkington, a long standing volunteer who was also one of the charity’s first puppy socializers, starting back in 1991.”
On July 12, 2013, His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex arrived in Hereford for a one-day visit. This morning the earl toured the “…Hinton Community Centre and the Kindle Centre, visited the Hereford Academy and the Oval in Newton Farm…” according to the Hereford Times.
Please click here to view photos as well as to read a brief article about today’s visit.
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales arrived at the Business Design Centre in London this afternoon to attend“… The Big Connect 2013.” The prince is President of the Business in the Community (BITC) according to Clarence House.
On the early morning of Friday, July 12, 2013, the two Elephants rescued from the Tete d’Or Zoo in Lyon, France by Her Serene Highness Princess Stephanie of Monaco have finally arrived at Roc Agel, the country home/retreat for the members of the Princely family.
Last year the two elephants, named Nepal and Baby, were about to be put down “…when municipal officials in Lyon decided they had almost certainly been infected with Tuberculosis…” according to the newspaper France 24.
Upon hearing the news Princess Stephanie stepped in and saved the two precious elephants. Now, Baby and Nepal are living in a “…38,000 square foot enclosure with a huge wooden shelter and a pool from them to drink from and cool off in…”
On the afternoon of July 12, 2013, Their Majesties King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium hosted a luncheon at Château de Laeken for “…Minister-Presidents of the Regions and Communities…” according to the Belgian royal court.