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HRH The Prince of Wales Writes in Country Life

Nov 12, 2014

LONDON, November 12, 2014 – His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has written a special opinion piece to commemorate his birthday in this week’s issue of Country Life, published today.

 

The Prince’s latest article follows the incredible success of the issue of Country Life that he guest edited last year, which became the biggest selling issue in the magazine’s 117-year history.

 

In the latest issue of Country Life, The Prince issues a stark warning that if we don’t place a proper value on the countryside, we risk losing it.

 

Mark Hedges, editor of Country Life, said: “We are delighted that The Prince agreed to mark his 66th birthday by writing a powerful leader on the importance of preserving the countryside and its way of life. The Prince has a deep understanding and connection with every aspect of people working and living in rural Britain, from highlighting the hardship facing hill farmers who, last year, earned on average £8,000 to the 60,000 new entrants needed in the UK farming sector to secure its future, to the importance of preserving village schools, pubs and shops at the heart of country communities.”

 

 

 

About Country Life magazine

 

Country Life, the quintessential English magazine, is undoubtedly one of the biggest and instantly recognisable brands in the UK today. It has a unique core mix of contemporary country-related editorial and top end property advertising. Editorially, the magazine comments in-depth on a wide variety of subjects, such as architecture, property, the arts, gardens and gardening, the countryside, schools and wildlife.

 

About Countrylife.co.uk

 

Countrylife.co.uk, brings over 100 years of editorial and commercial excellence to the web and is one of the best and most enjoyable places to browse for luxury property for sale online. The site also showcases the best of the editorial from Country Life magazine as well as carrying its own exclusive online content covering rural news and countryside events.

 

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