2014

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Dove of Peace Sculpture. (c) Port of Dover.

Plaque unveiled in Faversham in commemoration of Lieutenant General Sir Philip Neame's VC award.

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Pictured from Left: Nigel Neame, Veronica Neame and Philip Neame. (c) Jason Dodd.

From left to right: Sculptor, Douglas Jennings; Cllr John Caller, Mayor of Gravesham and Viscount De L'Isle, Lord-Lieutenant of Kent. (c) Sarah Knight.

The statue created by sculptor Douglas Jennings. (c) Sarah Knight.

Air Vice-Marshal Edward Stringer CBE MA BEng RAF who unveiled the statue . (c) Sarah Knight.

The Lord-Lieutenant inspecting The Parade before presenting the prestigious award. (c) Phil Pemble.

Members of Kent Special Constabulary at the awards ceremony, accompanied by The Lord-Lieutenant. (c) Phil Pemble.

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall cutting Chardonnay grapes from the vine. (c) Chapel Down

The Directors of JTA receive a Grant of Appointment and commemorative crystal bowl from the Lord Lieutenant – from left to right: Sally Tibbs (Director), Lord Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L’Isle MBE, Séverine Hubert (Managing Director) and Jon Tibbs (Chairman). (c) Damian Walker.

The Lord Lieutenant holds the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch following the special Queen’s Award ceremony held at JTA’s head office in Kent (c) Damian Walker.

The Lord-Lieutenant pictured with award winners. (c) Kevin Poolman

The Lord-Lieutenant with the nine elected 2014/15 Lord-Lieutenant cadets. (c) Kevin Poolman.

Pictured left is Vice Lord-Lieutenant Richard Oldfield, having presented the crystal bowl for the Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade to Marcus Coles, right, CEO of Maviga. (c) David Bartholomew

The Countess of Wessex enjoying her tour with staff and students at The Royal School for Deaf Children, Margate. (c) Matt McArdle

The Memorial Stone at Tunbridge Wells Hospital unveiled by The Countess of Wessex (c) Gianna Pollero-Payne

HRH with hospital staff. (c) Gianna Pollero-Payne

HRH talking with Polly Taylor, one of the Pickering Cancer Drop-in Centre's co-founders. (c) David Bartholomew

Staff outside their Monson Road premises enjoying their 10th anniversary celebrations. (c) David Bartholomew

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L to R – Mr Nicholas Marden (Private Secretary to HRH the Duke of Kent), Admiral Sir Ian Garnett KCB (Chairman of Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust), Admiral Sir George Zambellas KCB, DSC, ADC, DL (First Sea Lord) (obscured from view), Lord Lieutenant of Kent the Viscount De L’Isle MBE, HRH the Duke of Kent KG GCMG GCVO ADC(P) with associated standard bearers.

HRH the Duke of Kent KG GCMG GCVO ADC(P) and Admiral Sir George Zambellas KCB, DSC, ADC, DL addressing Lieutenant Commander Steve Gilmore . © David Nott

HRH The Duke of Kent unveiling the commemorative stone (c) David Hodgkinson

HRH laying a wreath at the Memorial (c) David Hodgkinson

HRH conversing with local school children with the new sculpture in the background. (c) David Hodgkinson

The Lord-Lieutenant presenting the certificate to Marco’s co-founder Murray Hilborne. (c) Marco Ltd.

From left to right: Councillor Mrs Jennifer Hollingsbee; Viscountess De L'Isle; Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L'Isle; Sir Roger De Haan; Chairman of Kent County Council, Mr Peter Homewood and Mrs Susan Haydock, the Chairman's Escort,. pictured by one of the Triennial Artworks

George Jessel DL laid a wreath on behalf of The Kent Lieutenancy at the Tertre Memorial to honour the Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment.

Picture taken at the L’Hautrage Military Cemetery, it was a happy coincidence that George Jessel and his family met up with Peter Bishop and Barry Duffield, both Deputy Lieutenants, who were on a different visit. From left to right: Victoria and George Jessel, Margaret and Peter Bishop, Amelia and George Jessel, Madeleine and Barry Duffield, and in the background are Regimental Standard Bearers.

Pictured left to right: Bruce Simpson, Chairman of the Western Front Association; Councillor Veronica Philpott, representing the Town Mayor of Dover; Hedley Basford; The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L'Isle; Hedley's grandson, Ben Paterson, and Group Captain Patrick Tootal. (c) Western Front Association.

Vigil Commemoration Service at Shorncliffe Military Cemetery. Picture by Martin Haskell.

Memorial Arch, Folkestone.

From left to right: Brigadier Claydon, Commander 2 South East Parade; The 1st Sea Lord, Admiral Sir George Zambellas; Admiral of the Fleet, The Lord Boyce; HRH Prince Henry of Wales; The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L'Isle.

HRH unveiling the plaque on the memorial arch.

The Parade passing HRH on their way down The Road of Remembrance. (c) Jenny Ongley.

Exhibition ephemera (c) David Hodgkinson

Members of the public enjoying the exhibition (c) David Hodgkinson

Photographed with Baroness Emerton DL are The Mayor of Tunbridge Wells, Cllr Julian Stanyer, Mayoress, Mrs Anne Stanyer, Peter Blackell JP DL, Jo Wiltcher, Museum and Art Gallery Manager, Jeremy Kimmel and Abbi Bradford. (c) David Hodgkinson

The Mayor of Tunbridge Wells, Cllr Julian Stanyer, Mayoress, Mrs Anne Stanyer, followed by Peter Blackwell JP DL , with the refurbished war memorial in the background. (c) Jerry Edey

During his visit to the County Show at Detling the Duke of Kent, pictured left, accompanied by the Lord- Lieutenant, The Viscount De L’Isle, centre, stopped to have a word with David McDine, author of the newly published book 'Unconquered - The Story of Kent and its Lieutenancy'. (c) Barry Duffield.

The Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L'Isle, taking the Salute accompanied by the Lord- Lieutenant's cadet, Cadet Warrant Officer Harry Palmer. (c) Barry Duffield.

Air Chief Marshal Sir Andrew Pulford, Chief of the Air Staff, who was Guest of Honour at the event, talking to cadets from the Kent Wing ATC, by the National Memorial to the Few. (c) Barry Duffield

The Reverend David Green with parishioners in the beautiful church dating back to the 13th century. (c) Mike Rowe.

From left: Mayoress of Tunbridge Wells, Cllr Mrs Sasha Luck; the Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle MBE; Viscountess De L’Isle; Mr Peter Blackwell JP DL. (c) Robert Berry.

From left: Mayor of Tunbridge Wells, Cllr Julian Stanyer, Mayoress of Tunbridge Wells, Mrs Anne Stanyer, Peter Blackwell JP DL, Mayoress of Gravesham, Mrs Sue Caller, and Chairman of KCC, Mr Peter Homewood. (c) Robert Berry.

The Morell's ceremonial launching ceremony (c) Nathan Williams

Civic Dignatories meet The Princess Royal (c) Nathan Williams

The spectacular craft pictured with The Princess Royal, Admiral Sir Tim Lawrence, lifeboat crew and RNLI staff (c) Nathan Williams

The Morell on her return (C) Nathan Williams

From left to right: Mrs Jane Loudon DL; Mr James Loudon DL; Colonel Peter Bishop DL; The Mayor of Ashford, Cllr John Link and Mayoress, Mrs Jill Link. (c) Ashford Borough Council.

From left to right: Colonel Peter Bishop DL; The Mayor of Ashford, Cllr John Link and Mr James Loudon DL. (c) Ashford Borough Council.

HRH The Duke of Kent accompanied by the Lord Lieutenant of Kent visiting the Ramsgate Tunnels.

The Duke of Kent pictured with the Certificate Award Winners (c) Barry Duffield

HRH signing the Visitors' Book accompanied by Mr Christopher Mack, Ececutive Chairman, Fresca Group Ltd and Shareholder in TG1. (c) Juliet Lemon

Aerial view of part of TG1 (c) Juliet Lemon

The Duke of Kent being given a tour of Thanet Growers One Greenhouse (c) Juliet Lemon

Pupils quiz the author at the display in the school library. (c) Barry Duffield

Cllr Mike O’Brien, Simon Decker, Tom Grant, the Lord Lieutenant, David McDine, Emily Fallon and Cllr Barry Kemp. (c) Barry Duffield

The Mayor, Cllr Barry Kemp, Tom Grant, Emily Fallon, Head Teacher Simon Decker, the Lord Lieutenant, Cllr Mike O’Brien and David McDine. (c) Barry Duffield

Head boy Tom Grant, the Lord Lieutenant and head girl Emily Fallon. (c) Barry Duffield

Carole Divall, Education Committee of Waterloo 200, speaking at the Waterloo 200 Educational Talk for schools in Kent at Wellesley House School, Broadstairs

James Thomas welcomes guests to the Waterloo 200 Dinner held at The Empire Room, Royal Harbour Hotel, Ramsgate

Mr Peter Bradley and Mrs Barbara Bradley

from left-right - Mr Paul Cumberland, Mrs Margaret White and Mr Alan Castle

Mrs Joan Ellis-Dunning and Mr Michael Dunning

Mrs Michele Jones and Mr Colin Jones

From left-right: Mr Simon Osborne, Mrs Ann Osborne, Mr Andrew Osborne and Mr Matthew Porter (c) Barry Duffield

Mrs Janet Tootal and Group Captain Patrick Tootal (c) Barry Duffield

Scouts and Cubs St George's Day Celebration, Adamswell, 27th April 2014

Vice Lord- Lieutenant Richard Oldfield, the Dean of Canterbury and David McDine, with Allan Willett, front, at the Canterbury Cathedral Shop book launch.

Author David McDine signing books for Brigadier David Ralls and Mrs Tricia Shephard.

Alan Willett with (L to R) David McDine, Kate Mc, Anne Willett and the Lord Lieutenant.

The author David McDine speaking

The author signing books

Photographer Barry Duffield and Madeline Duffield his wife

From left to right: Mrs Rachel Parry, Cllr Alan Pett, Chairman of Sevenoaks District Council, Hugo Fenwick, High Sheriff of Kent, Eric Hotson, Chairman of KCC

Guests mingling at the event

70th Anniversary of the launch of HMS Cavalier

Admiral the Lord Boyce taking the salute and standing to the left, the Lord Lieutenant

HRH with staff and volunteers at the Mote Park tree-planting ceremony

Duke of Gloucester opens Kent Institute of Medicine and Surgery

TRH meeting the residents of Yalding. (c) Martin Apps/Kent Messenger

The Prince of Wales is presented with a teapot depicting the Queen on one side and Queen Victoria on the other. (c) Martin Apps, Kent Messenger

Mrs Janet Tootal and Group Captain Patrick Tootal (c) Barry Duffield

From left to right: The Dean, The very Reverend Dr Robert Willis DL, The Viscountess De L'Isle; The Lord-Lieutenant and Cadet SSgt Ben Williams

Procession entering Canterbury Cathedral

The procession entering the cathedral.

The procession entering the cathedral.

The procession entering the cathedral.

The Service in progress

From left to right: Mrs Rogers; Mrs Tootal; Gp Capt. Patrick Tootal OBE DL RAF (Retd); Mayor of Tonbridge and Malling, Cllr Howard /Rogers.

From left to right: Mayoress of Ashford, Mrs Kathawick-Smith; Mayor of Ashford, Cllr David Smith; Col (Retd) Peter Bishop DL.

From left to right: Mrs Hotson; The Lady Colgrain DL; The High Sheriff of Kent, The Lord Colgrain; Chairman of KCC, Mr Eric Hotson.

From left to right: Stephen Kingsman DL, Lord Mayor of Canterbury Cllr Heather Taylor, Lady Mayoress of Canterbury, Mrs Linda Taylor; Vice-Lord Lieutenant, Richard Oldfield DL .

Many helping hands to cut the celebratory cake! ©Medway Ghanaian Association

Dr Bhargawa Vasudaven DL with Mr James Barnor.©Dr Bhargawa Vasudaven DL

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HRH Duke of York meeting businesses as part of KM Group's Kick Start Kent campaign, which aims to get 50 companies to take on an apprentice within the year.

From left, Chris Dembrey (cor), HRH Duke of York (cor). HRH Duke of York meeting businesses as part of KM Group's Kick Start Kent campaign, which aims to get 50 companies to take on an apprentice within the year

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