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Old 10-09-2013, 06:05 PM
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I haven't heard about it either. It sounds like a brilliant idea though. I've always thought that there should be more to education in our schools. I think giving kids bigger and greater opportunities through their schools would properly prepare them for the world.
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Old 10-14-2013, 02:05 PM
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Duke of York giving an award to Mountain Rescue Team last week

Prince gives team the royal seal of approval - The Scarborough News
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Strangely one of the first schools to join this organisation in Australia was my old boarding school and my brother's school as well so I have been hearing about this organisation for about 30 years now.

Andrew has also a connection to Outward Bound - both of which have strong links back to Gordonstoun but most people only think of Edward and the DoE Awards with this sort of thing (Philip had been patron of both DoE and Outward Bound of course).
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Old 10-15-2013, 07:14 AM
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On October 11 the Duke of York, on behalf of the Queen, presented the Chatham House Prize at the Award Ceremony in the Banqueting House, Whitehall, London.

This year's winner was Hillary Clinton who received the prize "in recognition of her significant and impressive contribution to international diplomacy as US Secretary of State and her work on behalf of gender equality and opportunities for women and girls".


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Another award winner from last THursday -
A Royal thank you to Wilberfoss in Bloom - Pocklington Post

Love the name Pocklington Post - straight out of Postman Pat or children's books :)
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Old 10-16-2013, 03:28 AM
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On October 9 the Duke of York has opened Box London, 64 North Row, London.



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** techweekeurope.co.uk: Duke Of York Opens Box London Office **


** ibtimes.co.uk: Box Brings Silicon Valley to London With Royal Opening of International Headquarters **
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Old 10-20-2013, 04:22 AM
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The Duke of York sighted leaving Lulu Restaurant in Mayfair on October 18:



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Old 10-23-2013, 07:42 PM
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I heard that Duke Andrew and Fergi were getting remarried? Is that true????
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Old 10-23-2013, 07:47 PM
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I heard that Duke Andrew and Fergi were getting remarried? Is that true????
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Old 10-23-2013, 08:19 PM
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There has been speculation this past summer, because Sarah went to Balmoral the weekend immediately after Beatrice's 25th birthday.

There has been no announcement - just rumours and speculation.

Situation then is - maybe - but probably not.
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Old 10-24-2013, 02:41 PM
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The Duke of York has been in Cambridge yesterday, October 31. He visited the Department of Material Sciences and Metallurgy, the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, the Cambridge Science Centre and Raspberry Pi.



** raspberrypi.org: A visitor at Raspberry Towers **


** cambridge-news.co.uk: VIDEO: Prince Andrew, Duke of York, backs our new campaign to get 125 young people into .. **
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On November 1 the Duke of York hosted a dinner on the occasion of the 3rd Turkey-Britain Tatlidil Forum and received the President of the Republic of Turkey Abdullah Gül and his wife at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. On November 2 the Duke of York and the President attended the Tatlidil Forum in Edinburgh.



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At Camp Bastion, today! https://twitter.com/TheDukeOfYork

The Duke of York ‏@TheDukeOfYork 5h I attended the solemn and moving Remembrance Service in Camp Bastion this morning. Inspiring to meet troops involved with transition work AY
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On December 5 the Duke of York as Patron of the Peter Jones Foundation, visited Queen Anne's School in Caversham, Berkshire, to meet entrepreneurs taking part in the Tycoon in Schools enterprise competition.



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The Duke of York as the new Patron of the London Metropolitan University attended a Graduation Ceremony at the Barbican Centre, London on December 3:



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Prince Andrew has flown to Qatar today to perform engagements in the country over the next few days, the Court Circular says.
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Strangely nothing about this trip on the British monarchy website in either CC or FE - but maybe it will show up tomorrow (according to the FE Andrew has nothing scheduled for the rest of this week - nothing unusual there as this is normal for Andrew to have nothing listed in advance).
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As to his journey to Qatar:

On December 11 the Duke of York attended the opening ceremony and gala of the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) at the Al Shaqab equestrian centre in Doha:



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