Prince Charles meets an old friend in church while Camilla is sent to prison – for lunch

PRINCE CHARLES and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall went north today to spend the day in Cheshire.

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Prince Charles toured the Upper Gardens during his visit to Quarry Bank Mill in Cheshire

On his tour of the county the Prince was reunited with an old friend when he visited the Norcliffe Unitarian Chapel at Styal, Wilmslow – among the congregation was former Highgrove organist Alan Myerscough.

The prince also visited Styal Primary School where the children performed for him. He is also visiting the Quarry Bank National Trust site.

The National Trust site includes the historic cotton mill; the mill owner’s home and the Apprentice House which was once home to the community who worked in and around the mill.

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Prince Charles spoke to prison officers at The Clink restaurant at Styal Prison


The Duchess of Cornwall sampled local produce during her visit to the Old Saw Mill in Congleton

Meanwhile, sheltering under an umbrella the Duchess of Cornwall went to visit an unusual eatery – The Clink restaurant is based inside HMP Styal.

There she will meet prisoners receiving work-based training and education and hear about the work of The Literacy Trust.

Then the Royal Couple will travel to The Old Saw Mill, a community hub run by local volunteers, and the Treo Memorial Statue to attend a celebration of 700 years of the mayoralty of Congleton.

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