The cathedral in St Asaph
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Three towns win city status for Diamond Jubilee

Chelmsford, Perth and St Asaph are to gain 'city status' to mark this year's Diamond Jubilee.

The towns beat off competition from 22 others across the UK to win the "civic honours" accolade.

The awards were granted by The Queen under the royal prerogative, following advice from ministers.

The BBC's Jeremy Cooke reports.

  • 14 Mar 2012
  • From the section UK