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Wootton Bassett receives Royal honour

Wootton Bassett has been officially renamed with the prefix "Royal" in a ceremony in the Wiltshire town.

Thousands of people gathered for the ceremony, during which the Princess Royal presented the Letters Patent on behalf of the Queen.

The event was attended by David Cameron and the new Defence Secretary Philip Hammond.

  • 16 Oct 2011
  • From the section UK
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