THE LIEUTENANCY OF KENT ARMS

British Empire Medal Investiture, 17th October, 2017

 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 3 recipients, Mr Henry Austin (Tonbridge), Mr Dean Faulkner (Sheerness) and Miss Melanie Hipwood (Sittingbourne) were named in The Queen’s Birthday Honours list after the medal […]

The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent pictured centre, with all Kent 2017 SERFCA awards recipients. (c)Stewart Turkington.

Lord-Lieutenant SERFCA Awards, 26th September, 2017

The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L’Isle MBE held his annual awards presentation at the Salomon’s Estate in Tunbridge Wells on 26th September 2017. Twenty-two outstanding members of the Reserve Forces and Cadet Movements from all three services – Sea, Army and Air – were presented with medals and certificates in recognition of their dedicated […]

The Lord-Lieutenant presenting  the Queen's Award to Dr Paula Carey, Company Managing Director. (c) Phil Weedon

Carbon8 Systems Ltd honoured with Queen’s Award, 6th September, 2017

Carbon8 Systems Limited, a University of Greenwich spin-out company, was presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise by the Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L’Isle, in a special ceremony held at the Medway Campus on 6th September. Founded just 11 years ago, the company has successfully patented its Accelerated Carbon Technology (ACT). It is now […]

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Kent Poppy Appeal Community Awards, 4th July, 2017

The Lord-Lieutenant, Patron of Royal British Legion Kent, attended the Poppy Appeal Community Awards Ceremony held on 4th July at the Capel Morris Centre, RBL Village, Aylesford, to thank volunteer groups who support the Poppy Appeal in Kent. There are 170 Poppy Appeal Districts in Kent raising a total of £1.7 million, compared to £1.2 […]

Kent Birthday Honours Announced,17th June, 2017

The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all those who have received honours in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2017 Birthday Honours. Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Commander (CBE) Mr Ian BAUCKHAM (Tunbridge Wells). Executive Headteacher, Bennett Memorial Diocesan School, CEO, The Tenax Schools Trust and President, Association of School and College Leaders. For services […]