RBLI Carers’ Awards

On Wednesday 1 July, the RBLI held a very special socially distanced Awards Ceremony for their Nurses and Carers to recognise and thank them for their incredible efforts during the Covid crisis. This has been an unprecedented nursing challenge and the response, not only by the Nurses and Carers at the RBLI, but across the […]

Armed Forces Week

The Lord-Lieutenant marked the start of Armed Forces Week by taking part in the Chairman of Kent County Council’s Virtual Flag Raising Ceremony.  This was a wonderful event and we are extremely grateful to KCC for putting this together and inviting us to take part.  If you would like to watch the recording of this […]

Rochester Cross of Light

One of our Deputy Lieutenants, The Dean of Rochester, The Very Reverend Dr Philip Hesketh DL, has shared with us this extremely moving tribute to those in Medway and Kent who have died with Covid-19.  Dean Philip created a cross of light in the Nave of Rochester Cathedral out of candles, one for each life […]


Kent Winners of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Announced

LORD-LIEUTENANT OF KENT HAILS “HEART-WARMING” VOLUNTEERING ACHIEVEMENTS OF QUARTET OF QUEEN’S AWARD WINNERS Four organisations doing amazing volunteering work for their community have been honoured with a royal seal of approval. Broadstairs Town Team, Nourish Community Food Bank (Tunbridge Wells), Home-start Medway, and the Historical Research Group of Sittingbourne have each been chosen to receive […]

Kent’s Winners of The Queen’s Award for Enterprise

DOUBLE TOP – LORD-LIEUTENANT HAILS TWO KENT WINNERS OF THE QUEEN’S AWARD FOR ENTERPRISE Her Majesty The Queen has honoured two enterprising Kent businesses. Nim’s Fruit Crisps, based at Trinity Trading Estate, Sittingbourne, and Priority Freight Holdings, of Menzies Road, Dover, are among a select group of UK businesses to win The Queen’s Award for […]