Category Archive for: ‘Shepway’

  • Students and staff in the beautiful garden engage in a performance for HRH The Countess of Wessex to enjoy. (c) Matt McArdle.

    HRH The Countess of Wessex has an awayday in Kent, 9th July 2015

    HRH The Countess of Wessex made a visit to The Royal School for the Deaf in Margate. It was a beautiful sunny day and The Countess of Wessex toured the Sensory Garden meeting the Children and Staff. On to Chime Communications, in Ashford, the Company …

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  • From L-R: The Lord Lieutenant Viscount De L'Isle, Chairman of KCC Mr Mike Harrison, Mrs Jeanne Harrison, and Viscountess De L'Isle (c) Barry Duffield

    The Lord-Lieutenant’s Civic Reception, 17th June, 2015

     The Lord-Lieutenant and Viscountess De L’Isle held their annual reception in the Barons Hall at Penshurst Place on Wednesday 17th June for incoming Mayors and Chairmen of Local Authorities in the ceremonial County of Kent. In welcoming them he congratulated them all on becoming First …

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  • New Deputy Lieutenants Announced, 22nd January, 2015

    Five new Deputy Lieutenants of Kent have been appointed, each of them honoured for their positive contributions to the County and the Nation. They are Mr Paul Auston (Ashford); Mr Geoff Miles (Shepway); Mr Ben Moorhead (Shepway); Lieutenant Colonel Brian O’Gorman (Dover); and Mrs Georgie …

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  • 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

    Folkestone Triennial Opening, 30th August, 2014

    The Lord-Lieutenant was pleased to be present at the launch of the Creative Foundation’s  third Triennial Exhibition entitled Lookout – an exhibition of great art at the seaside. There are 21 specially commissioned contemporary artworks placed around Folkestone, curated by Lewis Biggs. For further information on …

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

    HRH The Princess Royal names new Dungeness Lifeboat, 31st May, 2014

    HRH The Princess Royal accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence visited the Dungeness Lifeboat Station to name the new Shannon Class Lifeboat The Morrell on Saturday 31st May, 2014. The Lifeboat, Tractor and Trailer were purchased as the result of a legacy of £6 million …

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    HRH The Duke of York Visits Kent, 5th February, 2014

    His Royal Highness the Duke of York has encouraged businesses to take on an apprentice during a visit to Kent. Prince Andrew, a strong supporter of vocational training, spent several hours in the County on February 5 for two special occasions. He first attended a …

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  • The Mayor of Hythe’s VIP guests including the Cinque Ports Mayors, taken at the pre-Fete reception at the Imperial Hotel in Hythe.

    Hythe Venetian Fete Celebrations, 21st August, 2013

    The Hythe Venetian Fete is a parade of decorated tableaux on floats pulled by rowing boats, which is traditionally held on the Royal Military Canal in Hythe every second year on the third Wednesday in August.  The Fete attracts an audience of thousands who pack …

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  • Left to Right: The Chief of the Air Staff, Sir Stephen Dalton RAF, HRH Prince Michael of Kent, The Lord-Lieutenant, Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Graydon and Air Vice-Marshal The Lord Beaverbrook RAFVR awaiting the start of the Sunset Ceremony

    Battle of Britain Memorial Day – 20th Anniversary, 14th July, 2013

    HRH Prince Michael of Kent, Patron of the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust, attended the 20th anniversary of the Battle of Britain Memorial Day. The event is held on the nearest Sunday to 10 July, the start of the Battle in 1940 which continued unabated …

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  • Ros McCarthy DL cutting the ribbon, pictured with Sonette ??

    Opening of Brockhill Park Performing Arts College new Farm Eco Classroom, 9th June, 2013

      Mrs Ros McCarthy DL represented the Lord- Lieutenant at the Opening of Brockhill Park Performing Arts College brand new Farm Eco Classroom.  This took place on Sunday 9th June which was Open Farm Sunday, a national event.       The School is a …

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