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Queen to visit Corby for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations

The Queen
Image caption The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh will visit Corby in June

The Queen and the Duke of are to visit Corby in Northamptonshire during her Diamond Jubilee year.

She will come to the town - which is bidding to be granted city status - in June.

During the visit, the royal couple will carry out a series of engagements, but no more details have been revealed

The town's mayor, Gail McDade said the town would love to show the Queen the Corby Cube and East Carlton Park during her visit.

"It is exciting news. I think the profile of the town has been raised," she said.

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