Daily Record: November 8th, 2022

COURT CIRCULAR

Buckingham Palace

The King this morning visited the Headquarters of Morrisons, Hilmore House, 71 Gain Lane, Bradford, and was received by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire (Mr Edmund Anderson) and the Chief Executive Officer of Wm Morrison Supermarkets Limited (Mr David Potts).

His Majesty, escorted by the Chief Executive Officer, viewed Morrisons’ farming and retail initiatives and met farmers’ representatives from The Prince’s Countryside Fund.

The King viewed Morrisons’ “in-store market” stalls, was shown new produce in the test and development kitchen and met members of staff.

His Majesty this afternoon attended a Reception for young people and members of the Bradford community at Bradford City Hall, Centenary Square, Bradford, and was received by the Lord Mayor of Bradford (Councillor Martin Love) and the Chief Executive of Bradford Council (Ms Kirsten England).

The King afterwards met members of Leeds’ Caribbean community at Leeds Central Library, Calverley Street, and Leeds Art Gallery, the Headrow, Leeds, and was received by the Chief Executive of Leeds City Council (Mr Tom Riordan).

His Majesty, escorted by the Chief Executive, viewed a selection of “the World Re-Imagined Globes” and met young representatives from “Child Friendly Leeds” before viewing the “From Romance to Rebellion” exhibition.

The King later met representatives from the Leeds financial sector at Leeds Building Society, 26 Sovereign Street, Leeds, and was received by the Lord Mayor of Leeds (Councillor Robert Gettings).

The Prince of Wales, on behalf of The King, held an Investiture at Windsor Castle this morning.

The Princess Royal, on behalf of His Majesty, held an Investiture at Windsor Castle this afternoon.

By command of The King, Mr Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr João Vale de Almeida at 107 Pall Mall, London SW1, this afternoon in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the European Union to the Court of St James’s.

St James’s Palace

The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, this morning held a Meeting with Ms Ruth Marvel (Chief Executive Officer).

The Countess of Wessex, Royal Patron, this morning visited the Lighthouse, High Street, Woking, and was received by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey (Mr Michael More-Molyneux).

Her Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps, this afternoon received Colonel Alison Farmer upon relinquishing her appointment as Chief Nursing Officer and Colonel Kevin Davies upon assuming the appointment.

St James’s Palace

The Princess Royal, Royal Fellow, the Royal Academy of Engineering, this evening attended a New Fellows’ Dinner at Drapers’ Hall, Throgmorton Street, London EC2.

Kensington Palace

The Duchess of Gloucester, Honorary President, the Lawn Tennis Association, this afternoon attended the Billie Jean King Cup Matches between Great Britain and Kazakhstan at the Glasgow Emirates Arena, 1000 London Road, Glasgow.

St James’s Palace

Princess Alexandra, Patron, the People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals, this afternoon received Mr John Smith upon relinquishing his appointment as Chairman and Mr John Miller upon assuming the appointment.

Her Royal Highness, Patron, New Bridge Foundation, received Sir Joseph Pilling upon relinquishing his appointment as Chairman and Mrs Helen Boothman upon assuming the appointment.

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