Duchess of Cornwall to visit The Silver Line charity in Blackpool

The Duchess of Cornwall will be in Blackpool this week to visit the offices of charity The Silver Line.

Monday, 4th December 2017, 8:47 am
Updated Monday, 4th December 2017, 8:48 am
Duchess of Cornwall

She will meet will meet staff, volunteers and Dame Esther Rantzen, president and founder, of Silver Line at Amy Johnson Way, South Shore, on Friday.

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