2018 Kent New Year Honours Announced

The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all those who have received honours in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2018 New Year Honours. Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Commander (CBE) Mr Howard RIDDLE (Bethersden). Lately, Chief Magistrate for England and Wales. For Services to the Administration of Justice. Mr David STEPHENS (Tunbridge Wells). Director of […]

Square Pegs honoured with Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, 23rd November, 2017

Square Pegs, a youth arts organisation for people with special needs aged 7-25 exists for young people who don’t fit in with  mainstream activities because of learning or communication difficulties. The group  which started 12 years ago, were very proud to receive the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in November, the only organisation in the […]

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 […]