Duke of York brings Pitch@Palace to West Yorkshire

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His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG, founded Pitch@Palace in 2014, recognising the profound role that entrepreneurship is playing, and will continue to play in the future of the United Kingdom and global economy.


Anniversaries and new beginnings welcomes The Princess Royal

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Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal was welcomed to the county to meet organisations celebrating anniversaries, growth and new beginnings.


Lord-Lieutenant is made Dame Commander of the Royal Victorian Order

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THE Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, Dr Ingrid Roscoe – who is a member of the Council of the University of Huddersfield – has been bestowed with the Damehood she was awarded in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours.


Princess Beatrice makes Christmas come early for youngsters

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HRH Princess Beatrice of York made Christmas that bit more special for children at the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice in Huddersfield when she took time to visit the centre on Monday 19 December.


Presentation of Honours Awards

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At a lunchtime ceremony, held on Tuesday 4 October at Bowcliffe Hall, the Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, Dr Ingrid Roscoe, presented honours awards to deserving members of the public.


Busy day for the Princess Royal

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The county was delighted to welcome back HRH The Princess Royal when she took time to visit three organisations in her capacity as patron and give a local company the royal seal of approval for its brand new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.


Presentation of Honours Awards October 2015

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At a lunchtime ceremony, held on Tuesday 13 October in the splendour of Bowcliffe Hall, the Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, Dr Ingrid Roscoe, presented honours awards to deserving members of the public.


Duke of York becomes Chancellor of the University of Huddersfield

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HRH The Duke of York, KG, was installed as the new Chancellor of the University of Huddersfield at the institution’s summer graduations on Monday 13 July, 2015. On what was a busy day of pageant and ceremony, His Royal Highness also made time to visit Shipley company Radio Design, who had just a received their second Queen’s Award.