Installation of Reverend Rachel Robertson

Deputy Lieutenant, Mrs Georgie Warner DL was pleased to be able to represent the Lord-Lieutenant at the Installation Service for Reverend Rachel Robertson to the Vicarage of Goudhurst with Kilndown.  The Service took place at St Mary’s in Goudhurst and Mrs Warner read the Letters Patent.  The Bishop of Dover was also present however, attendance […]

The Lord-Lieutenant, The Viscount De L'Isle CVO MBE, greets Her Majesty The Queen on arrival at RBLI. (c) Rob Berry.

Kent New Year Honours 2021 Announced

Kent’s New Year Honours have been announced and we are extremely proud of everyone who has received an Honour in this year’s list.  We are very fortunate to have so many exceptional people in the County and we would like to wish every recipient many congratulations.  Kent Online has the full story with more details […]

Colonel Edward Toms’ 100th Birthday

Deputy Lieutenant, Major Dennis Bradley, was delighted to attend a socially distanced 100th birthday celebration for Colonel Edward Toms.  Due to restrictions, Col Toms wasn’t able to celebrate as he would have liked but Hythe and Saltwood Royal British Legion ensured that this day to be celebrated didn’t go unmarked.  Col Toms was also thrilled […]

Presentation to Mr John Cannon MBE

The Lord-Lieutenant was delighted to present Mr John Cannon with his MBE at the Archbishop’s Palace last week.  Mr Cannon was awarded with the MBE for Services to the British Cobnut Industry in the New Year Honours list.  Unfortunately, Investitures at the Buckingham Palace have been unable to take place this year due to the […]

Kent Magistrates Swearing in Ceremony

On Monday 23 November, the Lord-Lieutenant was pleased to attend the Swearing in Ceremony of seven new Magistrates for the North Kent Bench in the presence of His Honour Judge Julian Smith.  Congratulations to all the new magistrates and thank you for taking on this important role in the County. The Kent Magistracy is recruiting […]