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Old 05-10-2014, 10:38 PM
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Prince William takes on scuba club president role - London - News - London Evening Standard

Prince William takes on scuba club president role

The Duke of Cambridge has said he hopes his son will follow in his footsteps and take up scuba-diving after he became president of the activity’s governing body.Prince William is the third generation of the monarchy to take the position at the British Sub-Aqua Club (Bsac).

Previously his father, the Prince of Wales, and grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh, took on the role before him.

He marked his new presidency by writing a foreword for Scuba, the organisation's magazine: "Just like my grandfather and my father, I am proud to say that I learnt to dive with Bsac, and share your passion for the sport and the underwater world. I hope that one day my son, George, will also experience the wonders that snorkelling and scuba diving have to offer."

He stressed he was keen to continue his father's determination to preserve and protect the marine environment, wildlife and heritage.

The Duke added: "The underwater world truly captures the imagination and broadens horizons. I have been fortunate enough to have dived in some stunning locations around the world. Scuba diving really has opened my eyes not only to many extraordinary sights, but also to the responsibilities that we have as guardians of the underwater world. Which is why, as Bsac's new president, I hope to continue my father's legacy of striving to preserve and protect our precious marine heritage and environment for future generations."

William also spoke of his own goal as the new Bsac president: "I look forward to working with Bsac to encourage even more young people into the sport, for they are the next generation of underwater explorers, pioneers and protectors."
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Old 05-21-2014, 09:38 AM
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The Duke of Cambridge #PrinceWilliam will visit Yorkshire on June 4 to see the work of two of his charities Skillforce and Centrepoint
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Yay! Yorkshire- one of my favorite places.
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I do wish that one of the Royals would visit the World of James Herriot.
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Football Remembers finalists revealed - About Football Association | The FA
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The finalists for the national Football Remembers competition have been revealed.
The entries will now be presented to HRH The Duke of Cambridge and Theo Walcott, who will decide the winner in September.
The chosen design will then be made into a permanent memorial to be housed at the National Memorial Arboretum.
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Bedford Academy shortlisted for award by judges including HRH The Duke of Cambridge and England international Theo Walcott | Beds On Sunday
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BEDFORD Academy on Mile Road, Bedford, has been shortlisted along side 34 other schools in a national competition organised by British Council, The Football Association, Football League and Premier League.
As part of the ‘Football Remembers’ project, pupils in schools across the country were asked to design a permanent memorial to the football games played on the Western Front during the Christmas Truce in December 1914.
Schools handpicked by Prince for exhibit | Burton Mail
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THREE local primary schools have been handpicked by Prince William to make the final in a national competition to immortalise the Christmas Truce of 1914.
St Peter's, in Yoxall, Belmont Primary School, in Swadlincote and Findern Primary school are three of 30,000 schools in the UK which were asked to take part in the competition which sees pupils design a permanent memorial to the football matches played along the Western Front during the Christmas Truce.
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Stortford school's First World War football memorial scores with Prince William and Theo Walcott | Bishops Stortford Herts & Essex Observer
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A DESIGN by pupils at a Bishop's Stortford primary school has made the final shortlist in a national competition to design a permanent memorial to the football matches played along the Western Front during the First World War's Christmas truce.
The St Michael's Church of England Primary children's effort is one of 34 deemed good enough for a memorial by judges the Duke of Cambridge, who is president of the Football Association, and Arsenal and England star Theo Walcott.
Prince William and Theo Walcott to judge Walsall school's World War One memorial design | Walsall Advertiser
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STUDENTS from a Walsall school are jumping for joy after their design for a memorial to commemorate a stand-out moment of World War One made the finals of a national competition.
Queen Mary’s Grammar School is one of 34 schools to be shortlisted for the competition, which is part of the Football Remembers project.
And their design will now be judged by both Prince William, HRH The Duke of Cambridge and Arsenal and England star, Theo Walcott.
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Nathan Jones, of Sandhurst School, is one of 34 pupils from across the country to make the finals of the Football Remembers project which will see a permanent memorial placed at the National Memorial Arboretum

The competition will be judged by HRH The Duke of Cambridge who is the president of the FA, and Arsenal and England star Theo Walcott, with guidance from the British Council and the National Memorial Arboretum.
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Tusk Conservation Awards: nominees announced - Telegraph
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Nominations for The Tusk Conservation Awards 2104, being held in London on November 25, were announced this week, incorporating two awards first introduced by Prince William at the inaugural event last year.

The Prince William Award for Conservation in Africa, which includes a grant of £30,000, celebrates a lifetime of achievements in conservation. This award, supported by Investec Asset Management, honours a conservation hero chosen from a list of nominees who have dedicated their lives to Africa’s wildlife and its environment.
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Just posted onnhe duchess of cambridge's current events!
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I posted here before they are charity events
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Spencer Turner's Christmas Truce memorial picked out by FA President and Theo Walcott - About Football Association | The FA
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Newcastle schoolboy Spencer Turner has been chosen by FA President HRH The Duke of Cambridge and Theo Walcott as the winner of a competition to design a memorial to the Christmas Truce games of 1914.

The talented ten-year-old from Farne primary school entered the Football Remembers competition as part of an education resource put together by the British Council with the joint involvement of The FA, the Premier League and the Football League. Spencer’s winning design was singled out by the high-profile judges as the stand-out entry of a competition open to every school in the country.
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Wow!! To be so young and so talented...I also love the design. It's perfect!!


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Newcastle schoolboy to see his design become permanent war memorial - Chronicle Live
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Spencer Turner received the news that his footballing war memorial idea won a national competition from Newcastle United stars

A schoolboy artist has seen his design picked by Prince William to become a permanent memorial to the footballers of World War One.

Premier League stars will this December pay their respects to those who played in the 1914 Christmas Truce match in Flanders, Belgium.

And ahead of Football Remembers Week Newcastle United’s Steven Taylor and Adam Armstrong surprised 10-year-old Spencer Turner with the news that his idea will become the latest addition to the National Memorial Arboretum.

...Spencer’s drawing of a handshake with a football had been selected by The Duke of Cambridge, who is president of The FA, and Arsenal and England forward Theo Walcott.
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What a handsome young man and what great work. Hats off to him and his thoughtful work.
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