The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are in Bath – LIVE


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are in Bath today (Tuesday 8 December).
Prince William and Kate Middleton have traveled to Cleeve Court Residential Care in Twerton to meet with staff and residents and to thank you for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.

Their Royal Highnesses have made a number of visits across the country over the past 48 hours, paying tribute to the extraordinary work being done by individuals and organizations who have gone above and beyond in response to the pandemic.

Cleeve Court provides health care and services in a safe environment for seniors with dementia.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge began their tour of the stationary Royal Train on Sunday and will return later today.

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Over the course of the three days, the Duke and Duchess will have traveled 1,250 miles to undertake working visits, meet frontline workers, volunteers, nursing home staff, teachers, schoolchildren and young people to hear about of their experiences, sacrifices and inspiring work during the pandemic.

Their Royal Highnesses will also convey the nation’s heartfelt thanks and gratitude for all of its efforts to keep the people safe and make the country work.

Many of the pledges made by Their Royal Highnesses will celebrate community spirit and demonstrate the impact of public generosity this year, showcasing organizations and initiatives supported by community relief funds, including NHS Charities Together.

Their Royal Highnesses hoped their visits would also showcase the UK’s arts, heritage and performing arts sector.

A spokesperson for Kensington Palace said: “The Duke and Duchess look forward to highlighting the incredible work that has been done across the country throughout this difficult year and to share their gratitude on behalf of the nation for all those who support their local communities before the Christmas holidays.

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