HRH Princess Royal visits Needles Station

Her Royal Highness as Patron of National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) paid a visit to NCI Needles Station on Monday 6th August 2018. 

Official Opening PlaqueHer Royal Highnesses visit was to formally open the newly refurbished station, present awards to Watchkeepers and to present Station Manager Tony Stables with the Queens Award for Voluntary Service, the MBE for Voluntary organisations.

Her Royal Highness, accompanied by her husband and Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant Sir Martin White was shown around the lookout and chatted to many of the volunteer Watchkeepers before being presented with a photographic book of the station history by Senior Watchkeeper Barbara Close.

HRH Princess Royal Presentation