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  • Appointments of New Deputy Lieutenants of Kent Announced, 18th July, 2017

    Three new Deputy Lieutenants of Kent have been appointed, each of them honoured for their positive contributions to the County and the Nation. They are Mrs Louise Bryant JP (Tonbridge);  The Lord Colgrain (Sevenoaks) and Mr Clive Stevens (Margate). Louise Bryant has lived in Tonbridge …

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  • The atmospheric seated Airman Statue surrounded by moving tributes. (c) Barry Duffield DL.

    Battle of Britain Memorial Day Capel-le-Ferne, 9th July, 2017

    The hot summer weather on Sunday 9th July at the Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel-le-Ferne was similar to that which the RAF enjoyed 77 years before in the opening days of the Battle of Britain, before battle was joined with the Luftwaffe over the …

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  • The Lord Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L’Isle, presented the trophies to the winners of the forestry and conservation awards at a CLA reception during the Kent County Show. Left to right: Aubrey Furner, Steve Wright, Robin Edwards (CLA), Andrew Lingham, Richard Moyse, The Lord-Lieutenant, Craig Scott, Brendan Maher. (c) CLA.

    Top trophies for Forestry & Conservation at CLA Kent Awards, 7th July, 2017

    Outstanding contributions to conservation and the forestry and woodland sector in Kent have been recognised at a CLA awards ceremony held during a reception at The Kent County Show, the awards being presented by the Lord Lieutenant of Kent. The CLA is the membership organisation for …

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    Kent Poppy Appeal Community Awards, 4th July, 2017

    The Lord-Lieutenant, Patron of Royal British Legion Kent, attended the Poppy Appeal Community Awards Ceremony held on 4th July at the Capel Morris Centre, RBL Village, Aylesford, to thank volunteer groups who support the Poppy Appeal in Kent. There are 170 Poppy Appeal Districts in …

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  • Left to right: Viscount De L'Isle, Lord-Lieutenant of Kent; Mr David Brazier, Chairman of KCC; Viscountess De L'Isle; Ms Claire Pearsall; Mr Richard Oldfield, Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of Kent. (c) Barry Duffield DL.

    Lord-Lieutenant’s Civic Reception, 22nd June, 2017

    The Lord–Lieutenant and Viscountess De L’Isle hosted their Annual Civic Reception for  all incoming Local Authority Mayors, District Council Chairmen and Chief Executives in the Barons Hall at Penshurst Place on Thursday 22nd June. In welcoming everyone to Penshurst Place the Lord-Lieutenant congratulated those civics present on …

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  • Kent Birthday Honours Announced,17th June, 2017

    The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all those who have received honours in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2017 Birthday Honours. Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Commander (CBE) Mr Ian BAUCKHAM (Tunbridge Wells). Executive Headteacher, Bennett Memorial Diocesan School, CEO, The Tenax Schools Trust …

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    HRH The Princess Royal’s visit to Kent, 4th May, 2017

    Visit to Arrow and Bexley Riding for the Disabled Association Groups On 4th May HRH Princess Anne, President of the Riding for the Disabled Association, visited The Arrow Riding Centre in Dartford, for riders with special needs,  to celebrate 35 years since the Centre opened …

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  • The Countess of Wessex receiving two thank you cards made by residents to celebrate her visit, pictured here with Antonia, Ray and Hope. (c) 2017 David Bartholemew.

    Visit to Kent by HRH The Countess of Wessex,19th April, 2017

    Crossways Community The Countess of Wessex visited Crossways Community in Tunbridge Wells, on 19th April, to unveil a plaque commemorating her visit, and 50 years since the charity’s work in the field of mental health began. The Chief Executive of Crossways, Chris Munday, escorted the Countess …

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  • Mr Pirthipal Singh Kang receiving his medal from the Lord-Lieutenant for Services to Fire and Rescue Awareness and Community Cohesion in North Kent. (c) Barry Duffield DL

    British Empire Medal Investiture, Penshurst Place,11th April, 2017

    The Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle, held an investiture at Penshurst Place for the three British Empire Medal recipients nominated in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2017 New Year Honours List. The short citations were read by Mrs Georgie Warner DL, before the Lord-Lieutenant assisted by decorating …

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    Lord-Lieutenant’s Civic Service, 14th March, 2017

    The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent is calling for more volunteers amid concerns that the volunteering spirit may not be as strong as it used to be. Viscount De L’Isle has told a congregation of more than 550 in Rochester Cathedral that “the philosophy and motivation behind …

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