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 […]

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 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 […]