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Lizzie Dearden, Reporter
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
The Queen was joined in Barkingside today by the Duchess of Cornwall as well as celebrities including singer Nicola Roberts from Girls Aloud.
She was whisked into the charity’s new headquarters on arrival to meet workers and the children they help.
But families and fans who had waited for hours in the cold were rewarded at the end of her visit when she talked to well-wishers and accepted flowers and gifts.
See our picture gallery of the historic visit by clicking on the link above. A souvenir pull-out with full coverage of the day will be in Thursday’s Recorder.