From our archives 40 years ago

From our archives 40 years ago.
From our archives 40 years ago.

The Duke of Edinburgh chatted to members of Spalding Church Lads Brigade when he visited an exhibition at Springfields in Spalding.

About 400 people were there to meet the duke, including young people, instructors, parents and civic dignitaries, such as Holland County Council chairman Ald H E Chappell.

Prince Philip chatted to the seven boys present and their officer, Lt John Bruce.

He also met pupils from Spalding High School and Spalding and Holbeach Air Training Corps cadets with their display of model aircraft.