THERE will be a royal visit to Bromsgrove on Thursday (October 30) when Princess Alexandra officially opens the town’s blue light centre.
Her Royal Highness will get to the building, which is one of the first combined police and fire stations in the country, for 2pm and everyone is welcome to go along and see the event.
When she arrives, Princess Alexandra will be presented to local dignatries by the Lord Lieutenant of Worcestershire, Lt Col Patrick Holcroft.
Chief Fire Officer Mark Yates and West Mercia Police’s Chief Constable David Shaw will offer Her Royal Highness the opportunity to tour the new joint station, starting with the new fire and rescue facilities.
She will meet firefighters, view fire engines and equipment before talking to volunteers and young firefighters about their work and roles.
Princess Alexandra will then tour the new police station and meet those involved in youth engagement and cadet activities, along with Bromsgrove Community Safety Partnership representatives and officers and staff from the Safer Neighbourhood Team.
Finally, the princess will unveil a plaque to mark the momentous occasion.