2019 Kent New Year Honours announced

The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all those who have received honours in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2019 New Year Honours. Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Commander (CBE) Ms Sheila MITCHELL (Tunbridge Wells).  Director of Marketing, Public Health England.  For Services to Public Health. Officer (OBE) The Late Mr John BEAVIS (Rochester).  Trauma […]

HRH The Duke of Kent presenting Jon Tibbs, Chairman of JTA, with its second Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade. (c) JTA.

HRH The Duke of Kent presents JTA with Queen’s Award, 1st November, 2018

HRH The Duke of Kent presented staff at JTA (Jon Tibbs Associates Limited) with the highly prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade 2018 at the company’s head office in Kent on 1st November. It was announced in April that JTA, the world’s leading independent communications and public affairs consultancy in sport, had won […]

A First for Kent: The Digital Memorial of The Queen’s Own Buffs The Royal Kent Regiment Held at University of Kent at Canterbury, 29th October 2018

Viscount De L’Isle, Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, attended the launch of The Queen’s Own Buffs The Royal Kent Regiment digitized records to be held in the University of Kent. Robert Sidney, a forebear of Lord De L’Isle, was the first Colonel of The Buffs from 1665 to 1668.  Lord De L’Isle is extremely proud to have […]

The Lord-Lieutenant delivering his speech at the tree planting ceremony. (c) Margate Museum.

Trees planted at Margate’s Tudor House for Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy project, 23rd October, 2018

Five trees have been planted in the grounds of Margate’s historic Tudor House as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy project. The project was launched in 2015 with an appeal to all 53 Commonwealth nations to take part in tree planting to mark Her Majesty’s long service. Tudor House was one of 10,000 organisations and […]

Dr Agimol Pradeep being congratulated by the Lord-Lieutenant. (c) Barry Duffield DL.

British Empire Medal Investiture, Penshurst Place, 11th October 2018

The Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle MBE, held an investiture at Penshurst Place for the six British Empire Medal recipients nominated in Her Majesty The Queen’s June 2018 Birthday Honours List. Chosen for their outstanding and dedicated community work and public service the 6 recipients, Reverend Marina Jeffrey-Watson (Birchington); Mr Ewen Kellas (Tonbridge); Mrs Diana Knox […]