Royal visit at Mount Edgcumbe Hospice

HRH The Earl of Wessex KG GCVO launches 35th anniversary celebrations at Mount Edgcumbe Hospice a HMS Avenger charity.
HRH The Earl of Wessex  visited Cornwall Hospice Care’s Mount Edgcumbe Hospice in St Austell to mark its 35th anniversary. During an hour long stay he met patients, members of staff and volunteers who work for the charity as well as Paul Gower from the Type 21 Club. Those presented to HRH shared their personal stories as part of a special project aimed at helping people understand what goes on in Cornwall’s adult hospices and this included a display of memorabilia from HMS Avenger collected over the years when the ship was still operational.