ROYAL OPEN­ING FOR DUDLEY

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The Princess Royal is to of­fi­cially open the Dudley Canal & Tun­nel Trust’s new vis­i­tor cen­tre. The cen­tre, chris­tened The Por­tal, is home to an ex­hi­bi­tion of the his­tory of Dudley Tun­nel and its lime­stone cav­erns, plus a learn­ing suite and func­tion room. At the event on 14 March, open to in­vited guests only, Princess Anne will take a tour of the cen­tre, meet in­di­vid­u­als who have played a key role in the pro­ject and un­veil a plaque. Trust Chair­man Jeff Lues­ley said: “The Princess Royal’s visit is a real cul­mi­na­tion of ev­ery­body’s hard work on this seven-year pro­ject.

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