Princess Royal meets business owners

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The Princess Royal visited Cockermouth businesses on a swift visit to the town.

She called at The Toy Shop and Pure Touch beauty salon in Main Street, as well as meeting staff at the Save The Children charity shop in Lowther Went.

The Princess also formally reopened Millers Bridge, which was badly damaged in the floods, and planted a tree in Memorial Gardens.

The Princess is pictured in The Toy Shop meeting Chamber of Trade Chairman Jonty Chippendale and his wife Fiona.