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6th August 2018. The volunteers of the National Coastwatch Institutions Needles station enjoyed a visit by the charity’s patron HRH The Princess Royal.

Accompanied by her husband Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence and Lord Lieutenant Maj Gen Sir Martin White, HRH The Princess Royal undertook several engagements throughout the day on the Isle of Wight. In her role as Patron of the National Coastwatch Institution, the Princess paid a visit to NCI Needles Station in the morning to formally open the newly refurbished station and present awards to several of the watchkeepers. She also presented the station with the Queens Award for Voluntary Service which was accepted by Station Manager Tony Stables.

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