NEWS IN PICTURES: Princess Alexandra visits Lancaster

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

Wednesday, 29th May 2019, 3:32 pm
Updated Wednesday, 29th May 2019, 4:32 pm
Princess Alexandra meets residents who gathered to see her at the opening of the community fire and ambulance station.

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 arrives in Lancaster on Wednesday afternoon.
Princess Alexandra is greeted on her arrival.
Dignitaries line up to greet the princess.
Onlookers wait to take the perfect picture.
Princess Alexandra meets onlookers waiting patiently in the rain.
Princess Alexandra is given bouquets as she meets Lancaster residents.
New Lancaster mayor David Whitaker (second right) smiles as he meets Princess Alexandra. Also pictured (centre of row) is Lancaster MP Cat Smith.
Princess Alexandra meets firefighters at the new community station.
Princess Alexandra unveils a plaque to mark the official opening of the community fire and ambulance station.
The plaque to mark the official opening of the community fire and ambulance station.
Princess Alexandra on her visit to Lancaster on Wednesday.