Crown and Country
By Cindy Stockman
    

  • The Prince of Wales will attend the launch of a report regarding the economic challenges the people over the age of 50 face. The report entitled, “The missing millions: illuminating the employment challenges of the over...
  • Since 2010, Camilla has been Patron of the National Literacy Trust. The trust was founded by Sir Simon Hornby, the former chairman of WHSmith PLC, the British retailer in 1992. It is well known that Camilla...
  • The Prince’s Regeneration Trust works with communities to make certain that historic buildings, facing deterioration or demolition, are salvaged and reclaimed. The numerous projects that are part of the Trust, give disused buildings a viable future...
  • Launched in 2010 by The Prince of Wales, The Campaign for Wool has initiated new demand for wool on an international level. Campaign endeavours have brought forth an exceptional upsurge in the price farmers receive for...
  • The Prince’s Trust and RBS are to launch a new campaign to inspire unemployed young people to start up their own business. The programme comes after a study by the bank which disclosed that half of...
  • In a video address to representatives at this week’s UN Climate Summit in New York, The Prince of Wales will call for collaboration among legislators and business leaders to cut greenhouse gas emissions that are hastening...
  • The Duchy of Cornwall estate announced the submission of contracts for the purchase of the southern portion of the Port Eliot estate in Cornwall. This is the most significant acquisition of farmland in Cornwall made by...
  • Prince Charles’s charity, The Campaign for Wool will launch the first Canadian Wool Week from 29th September through 4th October in Toronto. The Campaign for Wool is a global endeavour originated by The Prince of Wales...
  • PRIME Cymru is The Prince’s Initiative for Mature Enterprise in Wales. In 2001 The Prince of Wales created PRIME Cymru after receiving an inundation of letters from those over 50 who were made redundant or faced...
  • After The Earl and Countess of Chester visited Lache Primary School and the Lache Integrated Early Support Centre on Friday, Charles embarked on a solo visit to Airbus in Flintshire. Charles visited the Airbus factory at...
  • As The Earl of Chester embarked on a solo visit to Airbus on Friday, the Countess of Chester had two events scheduled on her Royal calendar. Camilla met with staff and patients and officially opened the...
  • On Friday following their visit to Lache Primary School and the Lache Integrated Early Support Centre, The Earl and Countess of Chester (as Charles and Camilla are styled when visiting the area) toured Chester Cathedral and...
  • The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince’s Trust, along with Prince’s Trust Ambassador, Kelly Hoppen met an upholstery up-cycler and other design entrepreneurs who have been supported by the charity. The Prince visited the workshop of...
  • The Prince of Wales was rather gutted upon learning that his friend, comedian Joan Rivers passed away this week. The Prince and Duchess of Cornwall released a statement on Friday in response to her death: “Joan...
  • When seeing that The Duchess of Cornwall is President of JDRF, it was certain a short piece would need to be written about this cause and Camilla’s involvement. My brother who was diabetic, recently and very...
  • The Prince of Wales is a keen painter and lover or art so it is no wonder that one of his charities is based on drawing. The school, for which The Prince and artist Catherine Goodman...
  • The Prince Charles Dairy Initiative is searching for farmers to join the programme in regions across the country. The initiative was launched by the Prince of Wales in 2012, in collaboration between The Prince’s Rural Action...
  • One of Britain’s most celebrated Indian chefs is adding some spice into Prince Charles’s life. Michelin-starred restaurateur Atul Kochhar, who owns a number of popular Indian restaurants, discussed how he has been cooking Indian food for...
  • On Friday, 12 September, Prince Charles and Camilla who are styled as the Earl and Countess of Chester will visit the youth support centre in Lache, Chester Cathedral and Countess of Chester Country Park. The Earldom...
  • A very lucky baker from Nova Scotia will spend some time with The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall at their Highgrove Estate. Ingrid Dunsworth, The Cake Lady as she is known, is originally...
  • Clarence House has tweeted on behalf of Prince Charles to applaud Bodnant Welsh Food Centre for landing a top title. BBC Good Food Magazine named the centre as the UK’s number one farm shop. Clarence House...
  • The Prince of Wales will host world leaders and a group of local individuals during an event to showcasing the best of Wales during the 2014 NATO Summit. The reception will be held Newport’s Celtic Manor...
  • Last month during the Sandringham Flower Show, Halifax resident Steve Copley composed a royal composition for Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall. The piece titled ‘Rainstorm’ was performed by a group of youngsters from the...
  • Coming to PBS on 12 September is The Royal Paintbox with The Prince of Wales will allow viewers to witness some rarely seen and incredible artwork by the Royal Family past and present. The programme uses...
  • The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay visited Ballater today to take in the village’s 150th games. Strongmen, competitors, Highland dancers and pipers competed throughout the day at Monaltrie Park, entertaining those who travel from across the...
  • The Prince of Wales’s feathers is the heraldic badge of the Prince of Wales. It comprises three white ostrich feathers appearing from a gold coronet. A ribbon below the coronet bears the words ‘Ich Dien’ which...
  • Many thought The Duke of Rothesay (as Charles is styled in Scotland) was daft for taking on the Dumfries House restoration. One only needs to take a look at the Scottish Estate to realise how grossly...
  • On 17th July 2005, Clarence House revealed the new Coat of Arms for The Duchess of Cornwall. The Coat of Arms, is bright blue, red, gold and green. The crest combines both the Coat of Arms...
  • Many know that The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are the Royals I tend to cover on Royal Central. This blog will discuss the hard work and dedication that Charles and Camilla demonstrate to...