There has been a 26% rise in the number of children and young people hospitalised after self-harming in the East of England.
Kate Duchess of Cambridge Suffolk Visit
It has been announced this morning that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge will be visiting and formally open The Treehouse - the hospice service for Suffolk and Essex.
She a patron of East Anglia's Children's Hospices.
Following the tour, Her Royal Highness will make her first public address, before planting a tree in the grounds of The Treehouse to commemorate her visit.
On Thursday January 5, 2012, the charity announced that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge accepted the honorary position of EACH Royal Patron. The Treehouse visit on Monday March 19 will be Her Royal Highness?s first public engagement as Royal Patron of EACH, and follows a private visit to the EACH Milton hospice in November last year.
During the visit Her Royal Highness will tour the extensive hospice facilities and learn first-hand the difference it has made to children and families who use the service. She will also meet with supporters who went to extraordinary lengths to raise funds.
Graham Butland, EACH Chief Executive, said: 'Everyone at EACH is honoured and extremely proud to have The Duchess of Cambridge as Royal Patron and delighted that she will be formally opening The Treehouse on March 19.'
'This will be Her Royal Highness?s first public engagement as EACH Royal Patron and children, families, staff and supporters are very much looking forward to the visit.'
Police have confirmed that a man and a teenage boy have died after an incident at West Meadows in Ipswich yesterday afternoon.
More than 100 people have lost their lives through suicide in prisons in England and Wales so far this year, an all-time record.
The survivor of a serious crash in Norfolk has become the face of the Norfolk PCC's new awareness campaign.
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