THE LIEUTENANCY OF KENT ARMS

Dartford Festival of Light, 18th October 2019

The Dartford Festival of Light, in its 11th year,  was organised by Kent Equality Cohesion Council working in partnership with Dartford Borough Council and Cohesion Plus. The aim of the festival was to celebrate what binds the communities together in Dartford through the values of respect, excellence, friendship and equality. About 2,000 people attended the […]

Atom Brands Queen’s Award for Enterprise ceremony, 17th October 2019

Tonbridge-based company Atom Brands has been presented with the Queens Award for Enterprise in recognition of its international trade success, having been awarded the accolade earlier this year. The Lord-Lieutenant Viscount De L’Isle CVO MBE presented the Queen’s Award for International Trade at a ceremony on 17th October, awarded for Outstanding Short Term Growth for […]

Brigade Electronics Founder and Chairman Chris Hanson-Abbott OBE receives the Queen's Award for Enterprise from the Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle CVO MBE. Far left is Douglas Horner DL who read the citation. (c) Victoria Collins.

Brigade Electronics Queen’s Award for Enterprise ceremony, 15th October 2019

Brigade Electronics plc, a leading commercial vehicle safety supplier has been presented with the Queens Award for Enterprise in recognition of its international trade success, having been awarded the accolade earlier this year. The company was one of only three businesses in Kent to have received the award. The presentation took place at Brigade’s dedicated […]

Local dignitaries enjoying the occasion. All images (c) Kent Equality Cohesion Council.

Swale Fusion Festival of Light, Sittingbourne, 11th October 2019

Mr Paul Auston DL represented the Lord-Lieutenant at the 3rd Swale Fusion Festival of Light  held in Sittingbourne on 11th October. The festival is a community event which celebrates the core values of respect, excellence, friendship and equality and features a lantern parade, a culturally diverse artistic programme and a firework finale. It was organised […]

British Empire Medal Ceremony, 8th October, 2019

Kent’s finest have been honoured by The Queen with the presentation of their British Empire Medals (BEM). Chosen for their outstanding and dedicated community work and public service the 9 recipients, Dr Andrew Ashbee (Snodland); Rev’d Carol Avery (formerly of Greenhithe); Mr Andrew Callard (Otford); Mrs Mary Chapman (Chatham); Mr David Hogben (Herne Bay); Mrs […]