Prince William and Kate to visit Rotherham and Barnsley 

A new photograph has been issued to mark the 70th birthday of Prince Charles
A new photograph has been issued to mark the 70th birthday of Prince Charles
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are set to visit South Yorkshire today to give the royal seal of approval to a new factory and to officially open a hostel for the homeless.  

The royal visitors will officially open a £50m McLaren factory on the Advanced Manufacturing Park in Rotherham, where they will be shown a prototype manufacturing line that includes processes for creating carbon fibre car chassis.

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They will also meet workers and hear about expansion plans that will provide 200 new jobs.

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The Duke and Duchess will also find out about work encouraging children to get involved in science-based learning and careers.

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During their visit to South Yorkshire, the Royals will also officially open a Centrepoint hostel in Barnsley.

Following in the footsteps of his mother, Prince William has been a Patron of Centrepoint since 2005.

Today, Clarence House issued a new family photograph to mark the 70th birthday of Prince Charles.

It features Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, their children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis along with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.