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Kent Volunteers – new website launched 13th March, 2019

Charities who are in desperate need of help and willing volunteers keen to give their time can now be matched online thanks to a new and simple initiative. is able to match charitable organisations looking for help with suitable volunteer helpers. The initiative from the Lord- Lieutenant of Kent, The Viscount De L’Isle MBE […]

The Lord-Lieutenant giving his address. (c) Rob Berry.

Lord-Lieutenant’s Civic Service, 12th March, 2019

The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent has launched a volunteering campaign and website to encourage the people of Kent to help each other. Speaking at his annual Civic Service, held this year in All Saints Church, Maidstone, Viscount De L’Isle, the Queen’s representative in the county, told a large congregation that the website, created by the Kent […]

HMS Kent gives a warm Royal Navy welcome to Deputy Lieutenants, 2nd March 2019

The ship’s company of HMS Kent, the Type 23 Frigate with close affiliations to the county, gave guests a warm welcome during her visit to Dover in March 2019. Eight Deputy Lieutenants of Kent joined Mayors from the Cinque Ports and representatives of Kent County Council, Canterbury Cathedral, the Association of Men of Kent & […]

Presentation of The Queen’s Award for Enterprise to Maverick Drinks, 24th January 2019

The Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle MBE visited Tonbridge-based company Atom Group on Thursday 24th January to present The Queen’s Award for Enterprise to Maverick Drinks, the distribution arm of Atom Group. Maverick Drinks won the award in the International Trade category for Outstanding Short-Term Growth in overseas sales over the last three years.  Founded in […]

2019 Kent New Year Honours announced

The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all those who have received honours in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2019 New Year Honours. Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Commander (CBE) Ms Sheila MITCHELL (Tunbridge Wells).  Director of Marketing, Public Health England.  For Services to Public Health. Officer (OBE) The Late Mr John BEAVIS (Rochester).  Trauma […]