PRINCE William has hailed the nations Covid “heroes” in a speech to food bank volunteers in Manchester.
In the fourth and final stop of the Royal Train Tour, he acknowledged the tough time the North of England has been through in recent months of the coronavirus crisis.
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They visited FareShare, which redistributes surplus food to 11,000 charities and community groups in across the UK, including to breakfast clubs, community centres, homeless shelters and food banks.
“I know you’ve had a particularly hard time over recent months, as has the whole of the North of England,” he told volunteers.
“I’m really glad we’ve been able to come and talk to some of you in person about how you’ve all been doing.