HRH The Prince of Wales opens new office in
A group of young people from Swansea,
Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire who have turned their lives
around with help from The Prince’s Trust met His Royal Highness The
Prince of Wales.
His Royal Highness officially opened the charity’s new
premises at Llangennech as part of his week-long visit to Wales.
During the visit he met staff, volunteers and young people taking
part in a variety of initiatives run by the youth
One of the young people who met the Prince was 25-year-old Kylie
Hearne from Swansea who recently opened Stardust Boutique in Sketty
with support from The Prince’s Trust.
It was a real honour to meet the Prince and to
be part of the event today. Without the support of The
Prince’s Trust I would not be where I am now. I was struggling to
find work and had real confidence issues. I really needed support
and The Trust provided it.
She continued, “My business has given me direction in life and I
have never been so happy. I am really enjoying being a young
ambassador for The Trust and helping to inspire and encourage
The Prince also met Alex Lewis, who started successful Swansea
based business SURVIVA, with support from The Prince’s Trust. Alex
The Trust supported my business idea and really
helped me get my idea off the ground. I was very proud to meet the
Prince today along with lots of other young people that the charity
The Prince also chatted to young people who have taken part in
Prince’s Trust programmes in Llanelli, Carmarthen and Pembroke.