Royal effort for war veterans

Britain's Prince Harry preparing to lay some paving slabs during a visit to Manchester yesterday. He and his brother, Prince William, have pitched in as part of the BBC television series DIY SOS, which turns several empty properties on a derelict str
Britain's Prince Harry preparing to lay some paving slabs during a visit to Manchester yesterday. He and his brother, Prince William, have pitched in as part of the BBC television series DIY SOS, which turns several empty properties on a derelict street into liveable homes for ex-service personnel. They joined builders and volunteers in the project's final stages.PHOTO: REUTERS

Britain's Prince Harry preparing to lay some paving slabs during a visit to Manchester yesterday.

He and his brother, Prince William, have pitched in as part of the BBC television series DIY SOS, which turns several empty properties on a derelict street into liveable homes for ex-service personnel.

They joined builders and volunteers in the project's final stages.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 24, 2015, with the headline 'Royal effort for war veterans'. Print Edition | Subscribe