Wyre welcomes HRH The Prince of WalesPublished Tuesday, 21 March 2017
HRH The Prince of Wales has visited Dewlay, Cheesemakers of Garstang, following a whistle-stop tour of the Ribble Valley earlier in the day.
Third generation owners Nick and Richard Kenyon hosted His Royal Highness, who is Patron of The Specialist Cheesemakers Association, as he toured the dairy, spending time with some of the staff who help to make their award winning Lancashire cheese. He also met local farmers who supply the firm and students from Myerscough College.
The Mayor of Wyre, Councillor Terry Lees, and Garry Payne, Wyre Council's Chief Executive, welcomed His Royal Highness to the borough. Councillor Lees said: "It's a privilege to be here, in Wyre, at Dewlay Cheesemakers on this very special day. It is an honour to meet Prince Charles and a day I will always remember."
Dewlay is a family-run firm that is marking its 60th anniversary this year. His Royal Highness unveiled a special monument to mark the anniversary and commemorate his visit.
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