Prince William hails Covid ‘heroes’ at Manchester food bank & says ‘the North has had it tough’ on last stop of UK tour

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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Prince William speaking during a visit to a Manchester food bankCredit: Getty – Pool

The The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge  are travelling across Britain to thank key workers and local communities for their role in the fight against Covid-19.

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.

The Duchess of Cambridge speaking to one of the food bank's staff


The Duchess of Cambridge speaking to one of the food bank’s staffCredit: Getty – Pool
The royal couple arriving at Manchester's Victoria Station


The royal couple arriving at Manchester’s Victoria Station Credit:…

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