Prince William Finally Set To Resume Royal Duties Amid Wife’s Cancer Battle


Prince William is reportedly prepared to resume official duties for the first time since his wife, Kate Middleton, announced her cancer diagnosis.

The Princess of Wales revealed in a video last month that she was undergoing preventive cancer treatment. Kate also noted that her husband, William, had been by her side and that she leaned on him for support during the difficult period.

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Prince William Set To Return To His Royal Duties


The prince, 41, has been actively caring for his wife amid her cancer treatment and their three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, during their school break.

According to insiders who spoke to People magazine, William will gradually reintegrate into public royal duties after the children return to school on Wednesday, April 17.

Kensington Palace noted that William will begin his official duties on Thursday, April 18, by highlighting the efforts of community and environmental organizations in southwest London and Surrey.

His schedule also includes a visit to Sunbury-on-Thames to observe the operations of a food distribution charity, Surplus to Supper, which repurposes unused food for community groups.

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Later in the day, he will visit a youth center in West London that benefits from regular deliveries of surplus food. His upcoming outing emphasizes his commitment to creating a waste-free world, a crucial aspect of his environmental Earthshot Prize.

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The Princess Of Wales’ Parents Have Been Assisting The Royal Couple

The Prince and Princess of Wales and their children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Loui

These scheduled engagements will mark William’s return to public appearances since Kate’s cancer treatment announcement on March 22. Shortly after the revelation, the family retreated to their Easter vacation, opting out of the royal family’s Easter celebrations at Windsor on March 31.

As the Royal couple navigates the challenges, palace insiders told People that Kate’s parents, Carole and Michael Middleton, are “an enduring factor in the upbringing of their grandchildren,” as they have been helping with the children’s school routines and ensuring smooth drop-offs on class days.

Additionally, William recently accompanied his mother-in-law, Carole, 69, for a casual outing to a local pub in Norfolk during the Easter break.

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Prince William & Kate Middleton Send Their Condolences To Victims of Sidney Stabbing

Kate Middleton and Prince William at The Royal Variety Performance 2023

During their Easter vacation, William and Kate briefly re-engaged with social media to express their sorrow and solidarity with the victims of a tragic stabbing incident in a Sydney shopping mall that claimed the lives of six individuals.

Taking to their Instagram Stories, the Prince and Princess of Wales conveyed their shock and sadness, writing, “We are shocked and saddened by the terrible events in Sydney earlier today.”

They added: “Our thoughts are with all those affected, including the loved ones of those lost and the heroic emergency responders who risked their own lives to save others.” They signed off their message: “W & C.”

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The Couple Is Considering Renovating A Secret Annex Of Adelaide Cottage

Prince William And His Kids Are The Most ADORABLE Bunch In Cute Father's Day Post

According to reports, William and Kate are quietly considering renovating and expanding a secret annex adjacent to their Adelaide Cottage residence in Windsor into a haven as part of the princess’ recovery journey.

Since their move to the Berkshire estate in late summer 2022, the Royal family has split their time between the four-bedroom cottage, which is ideal due to its proximity to Lambrook School, attended by George, Charlotte, and Louis, and the Anmer Hall retreat on the Sandringham Estate.

However, insiders hint that the family is contemplating enlarging the currently unused annex of the cottage to aid in the princess’s healing process and provide her with a serene setting to navigate the demands of her treatment. Currently, Anmer Hall stands out as the preferred choice, boasting ample room and seclusion.

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Prince William Is Mindful Of ‘Public Scrutiny’ That Could Arise Due To Royal Expenses

Prince William

Navigating the decision to refurbish the Adelaide Cottage annex poses challenges, as sources suggest that the Prince of Wales is mindful of “public scrutiny” of royal expenses and is proceeding cautiously with personal financing.

A source disclosed, “William is very conscious of the public scrutiny over the Royal Family’s spending habits, so he is looking at the best way to cover any renovation costs.”

They added, “It’s a project that’s very much been put on the back burner for now due to the family’s unfortunate position, but it will be looked at again when the time is right.”

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