UK360 - Diamond Jubilee Special 28/05/12

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28 May 2012, 12:21

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Alastair Stewart (ITV News Anchor) hosts this special UK360 programme marking the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. In recognition of 60 years on the throne, UK360 reporters have been investigating what our monarch means to the people of Britain and uncovering what celebrations will be taking place in her honour.

UK360 Reporter: Ben Reygate
Ben Reygate explores the place of the royal family in today’s society and asks if the amount being spent on Jubilee celebrations can be justified during this economic downturn. He poses his questions to the people of Bournemouth.

UK360 Reporter:Grace Herbert
UK360 local reporter Grace Herbert heads to the nation’s capital this week to catch up with Londoners as excitement builds for the main celebrations of this year’s Diamond Jubilee.

UK360 Reporter: Catherine Darcy
How are people celebrating in our smaller towns and cities? Local UK360 reporter Catherine Darcy investigates how her local community in Southampton are celebrating the Jubilee and asks if people are feeling somewhat sidelined by all the pomp and ceremony in London.

UK360 Reporter:Chris Brant
Two villages in the Thames Valley are coming together to share a weekend of festivities, bridging the gap between two communities in preparation for one of the biggest Jubilee celebrations in the country. UK360’s Chris Brant caught up with the organisers and volunteers to hear their thoughts.

Castle Hill Junior School
UK360 heads to Castle Hill Junior school, where pupils preparing for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee received a visit from a very special guest who was happy toanswer all of their questions about our monarch.