Merchant Navy Flag Raising Event, Sevenoaks, 30th August 2019

Deputy Lieutenant Lord Colgrain joined the Chairman of Sevenoaks District Council, Councillor John Edwards-Winser, when the Red Ensign was hoisted above the council offices in Sevenoaks in honour of the British Merchant Navy. Also in attendance  were veterans and Westerham Sea Cadets. The flag raising took place on 30th August 2019, ahead of Merchant Navy […]

‘Let Loose’ Celebration , Gillingham, 26th July 2019

The Lord-Lieutenant was represented by Brigadier Peter Gilbert TD DL at ‘Let Loose’, a celebration event of live music and performances  held in Gillingham High Street on 26th July. The outdoor community-oriented music concert, which featured local bands, dance, children’s choir, a gospel band and other solo artists, celebrated its 5th anniversary this year. The […]

Left to right: Deputy Lieutenant of Kent, Mr Russell Race JP DL; Nicola August, Joint Chair; Jack Warner, Trustee; The Worshipful The Mayor of Medway, Councillor Habib Tejan; Vanessa Kelsey-Jansen, Trustee; Helen Jones, Joint Chair. (c) Kent Autistic Trust.

Kent Autistic Trust’s 30th Birthday, 19th July 2019

Mr Russell Race JP DL represented the Lord-Lieutenant at The Kent Autistic Trust’s 30th Birthday celebrations held at Chatham Dockyard on 19th July where the charity celebrated  achieving 30 years of providing services and support to people with Autism. This event was an opportunity to thank Trustees and celebrate the work of the Trust. Christine […]

Left to right: Mr Colin Clarkson, Wealden Sailability Trustee with Mr Richard Oldfield, OBE DL, Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, at the opening ceremony of the new pontoon. (c) Wealden Sailability

Wealden Sailability Launch of New Pontoon and 10th Anniversary Celebrations, 16th July 2019

Mr Richard Oldfield OBE DL, Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of Kent,  represented the Lord-Lieutenant  at the official launch of Wealden Sailability’s new pontoon and the celebration of the organisation’s 10th anniversary. Deputy Lieutenants Miss Joanne Holmes DL and The Lord Sackville DL were also in attendance at the event being held at Chipstead Sailing Club, Sevenoaks. Wealden Sailability, […]

Kent Challenger Games, 12th July 2019

The Kent Challenger Games on 12th July brought 700 young people together, regardless of their personal circumstances, and who may not normally participate in outdoor activities, or get to represent their school. Participants were stretched to undertake activities that were out of the ordinary, fun, exciting and challenging, and that gave a real sense of […]