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Duchess Catherine heading to Grimsby
Feb 19, 2013, 16:02 GMT
Duchess Catherine's next royal engagement is in Grimsby.
The pregnant duchess returned to royal duties today (19.02.13), visiting Action on Addiction's Hope House, a residential treatment centre in London.
Her next duty has been announced as a trip to Grimsby in the north of England on March 5, where she will learn more about the maritime town.
First, Catherine will visit the National Fishing Heritage Centre, where she will receive a personal guided tour by a local trawlerman.
Catherine is expected to discuss issues about the environmental sustainability of fishing in the North Sea with the trawlermen, an issue which is close to the heart of Prince Charles, her father-in-law.
The pregnant royal's next appointment will be at Humberside Fire and Rescue Service where she will meet on-duty firemen and women and young people taking part in personal development courses run by Charles's The Prince's Trust charity.
Grimsby has one of the highest rates of youth unemployment in the country and the Prince's Trust is helping young people into both work and training schemes, with a reportedly high rate of success.
The young royal's last visit of the day will be to officially open Havelock Academy, established in 2007, which has over 1,000 pupils aged between 11 and 18. It is located in one of the most deprived areas of the country. Catherine will tour the school and see its sports facilities and meet with an A-level photography group.
The duchess is undertaking both her engagements on her own, as her husband, Prince William, is working his usual job as an RAF Search and Rescue pilot in Wales.
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