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CHIL­DREN waved union flags to wel­come a visit from roy­alty as the Duchess of Glouces­ter of­fi­cially opened their re­fur­bished school build­ing.

The duchess of­fi­cial opened the new and im­proved Glebe Prima School at a spe­cial cer­e­mony on Wed­nes­day

Chil­dren lined the play­ground to wel­com her, be­fore she was giv tour of the school and per­formed the of­fi­cial open­ing cer­e­mony in t school hall.

Jour­nal­ist, broad­cast and au­thor Sue Cook, who grew up in Ruis­lip and is a for­mer pupil o the school, was also at of­fi­cial open­ing along­side the Mayor o Hilling­don, coun­cil­lor Cather­ine Dann.

Ms Cook was asked to un­veil the school’s new li­brary, named in her hon­our.

Head­teacher, Nick Al­ford, said: “We wanted to name some of the rooms in the new build­ing after some of our alumni and as a suc­cess­ful jour­nal­ist and au­thor we thought nam­ing the li­brary after Sue Cook would be ideal. "When I asked her if that would be OK she was de­lighted and I think she was very pleased to be asked to come and open it for us" Visit www.getwest­lon­don.co.uk for more. info

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co.uk Pic­tures by Clive Tagg

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ROYAL VISIT: (Clock­wise from right) The Duchess of Glouces­ter takes a tour; in­set Sue Cook; un­veil­ing the plaque; the pupils sing; the duchess re­ceived a bou­quet

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