Kent Birthday Honours 2020 Announced

The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020 were announced on Saturday 10 October and Kent has a huge number of recipients.  The list includes, Paul Carter who receives a Knighthood for his work with the County Councils Network and his time as Leader of Kent County Council.  One of our Deputy Lieutenants, Geraldine Allinson has been awarded […]


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 […]

Kent 2020 New Year Honours Announced, 28th December, 2019

The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all those who have received honours in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2020 New Year Honours. Knights Bachelor Knighthood Mr Peter ESTLIN.  Lately Lord Mayor of London.  For Services to International Business, Inclusion and Skills. Order of the Bath Companion (CB) Ms Indra MORRIS.  Director General, Children’s Social Care, Social […]

Founding members Charles Franklin, Stephen Wakeford, Vicki Nicholls, Eileen Rowbotham, Rosie Rechter and Jane Stubbington with Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of Kent Richard Oldfield OBE and Col Jo Gunnell DL.

‘Deal With It’ QAVS Ceremony, 24th October 2019

Deal With It has been awarded the highly coveted Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the MBE for volunteers, for its commitment to plastic reduction and other green initiatives, campaigning to make Deal a greener town. The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service trophy was presented to the group by Vice- Lord- Lieutenant of Kent Richard Oldfield […]