Princess Alexandra meets residents who gathered to see her at the opening of the community fire and ambulance station.

NEWS IN PICTURES: Princess Alexandra visits Lancaster

Princess Alexandra officially opened Lancaster’s new Community Fire and Ambulance Station today.

She also visited Penny’s Hospital Almshouses in King Street to mark their tercentenary and Westfield War Memorial Village in West Road on its centenary.

Princess Alexandra meets onlookers waiting patiently in the rain.

5. Meeting the patient spectators

Princess Alexandra meets onlookers waiting patiently in the rain.
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Princess Alexandra is given bouquets as she meets Lancaster residents.

6. Flower power

Princess Alexandra is given bouquets as she meets Lancaster residents.
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New Lancaster mayor David Whitaker (second right) smiles as he meets Princess Alexandra. Also pictured (centre of row) is Lancaster MP Cat Smith.

7. Mayoral welcome

New Lancaster mayor David Whitaker (second right) smiles as he meets Princess Alexandra. Also pictured (centre of row) is Lancaster MP Cat Smith.
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Princess Alexandra meets firefighters at the new community station.

8. Meet and greet

Princess Alexandra meets firefighters at the new community station.
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