Dover Joint Cadet Centre Opening

New Joint Cadet Centre For The Dover Army Cadet And Royal Air Force Air Cadet Units, 19th April 2018

Army and Royal Air Force Air Cadets from Dover and the surrounding area joined Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, The Viscount De L’Isle MBE and other local and military dignitaries at the official opening of their new Joint Cadet Centre at Dover, on Thursday 19 April 2018. The new Joint Centre is now home to […]

James McCudden Information Board

Paving Stone Tributes to Flying Ace James McCudden, 12th and 21st April, 2018

Major James Thomas Byford McCudden VC DSO MC MM CdeG(FR) RAF, the most highly decorated WWI airman of the entire British Empire, has been honoured with two new memorials marking the 100th anniversary of the awarding of his Victoria Cross. The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L’Isle MBE, attended the unveiling of the first memorial […]

Cranbrook School Founders Day

Cranbrook School Founder’s Day Celebration, St Dunstan’s Church, Cranbrook, 22nd March 2018

The Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Mr Richard Oldfield DL, represented the Lord-Lieutenant at Cranbrook School’s fifth centenary celebrations on 22nd March 2018, when a unique Founders’ Day service was held at St. Dunstan’s Church. Held in honour of founder John Blubery and other benefactors, including Queen Elizabeth I, the service was also attended by the […]

The Lord-Lieutenant celebrates Queen and Commonwealth. (c) Robert Berry

Lord-Lieutenant’s Annual Civic Service, Canterbury Cathedral, 20th March 2018

  The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L’Isle MBE, celebrated HM The Queen’s ‘steadfast commitment’ to the Commonwealth and its 53 Sovereign States at the annual Civic Service held in Canterbury Cathedral on 20th March. Statistically, half the population of Kent and Medway have ties to one or more Commonwealth countries. The Lord-Lieutenant revealed this […]

Top table at the New Romney International Women's Day Charity Dinner. (c) Susan Pilcher, Footprints

International Women’s Day Charity Dinner, Littlestone Golf Club, 8th March 2018

It has become a well-established tradition for Councillor Patricia Rolfe, currently the Deputy Mayor of New Romney, to host an annual charity dinner for International Women’s Day. This year’s dinner, held at the Littlestone Golf Club, was extremely well supported by local women of all ages and from all walks of life, and the Lord-Lieutenant’s […]