THE Princess Royal has made her way to the Mission to Seafarers’ South Shields base.
Princess Anne is visiting the Mission’s newly refurbished Holborn House premises, where she is to be given a tour before officially declaring it open.
She will also be speaking to a veteran of the Arctic Convoy, John Clayburn, from Sunderland.
The Princess Royal is accompanied by Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant for Tyne and Wear, Mr Nigel Sherlock.
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